Utilization Management (UM) Specialist Salary

An average Utilization Management Specialist in the United States can expect to take home roughly $18.00 per hour. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Though the majority of Utilization Management Specialists do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. The vast majority (90 percent) of Utilization Management Specialists who took the survey are female. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$33,304 - $70,750
$33K
$44K
$71K
MEDIAN: $44,418
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$14.55 - $22.19
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,304 - $70,750  
   
Bonus
$850  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,233 - $61,445  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.55 - $22.19  
   
Overtime
$21.45 - $33.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$850  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,233 - $61,445  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48

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Job Description for Utilization Management (UM) Specialist

Utilization management (UM) specialists typically work in a hospital, clinic, or nursing home setting to ensure that all tasks and procedures are appropriate and necessary according to different health benefit plans.

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Utilization Management (UM) Specialist Tasks

  • Consult and coordinate with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Interview or correspond with physicians to correct errors or omissions and to investigate questionable claims.
  • Observe nurses and visit patients to ensure proper nursing care.

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Key Stats for Utilization Management (UM) Specialist

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Utilization Management (UM) Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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