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Utilization Review (UR) Manager Salary

With over one-half of Utilization Review Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $38K to $92K per year and averages out to $65K per year. Work is enjoyable for Utilization Review Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Utilization Review Managers (89 percent) who participated in the survey are women. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$34,922 - $91,442
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MEDIAN: $65,081
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$18.62 - $32.82
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$34,922 - $91,442  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,178  
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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$37,583 - $91,641  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$18.62 - $32.82  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,178  
   
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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$37,583 - $91,641  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Job Description for Utilization Review (UR) Manager

  • Conduct audits to ensure quality patient care and appropriateness of services within contracts.
  • Oversee day-to-day operational and clinical activities to ensure quality patient care.
  • Monitor and analyze admissions, operational resources, and other indicators within the utilization and quality program.
  • Manage the selection, training and development of staff.
  • Ensure patient services are in compliance with utilization professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Utilization Review (UR) Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $51K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $63K. Utilization Review Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $70K. Utilization Review Managers who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $67K.

Experience Affects Utilization Review (UR) Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 11%