Nearing the top of the pay scale are Nurse Practitioners, Senior Systems Analysts, Healthcare Consultants, and Data Analysts; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $106K annually, the other salaries come in at $89K, $86K, and approximately $80K, respectively. With salaries averaging $68K, Nurse Case Managers are among the lowest paid at OptumHealth, Inc.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $96K per year) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Boston, Mass. ($89K), Minneapolis, Minn. ($87K), and Eden Prairie, Minn. (about $80K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Nashville, Tenn. — at around $63K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Massachusetts offers the highest pay at $87K annually.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $80K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (30 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $70K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $113K per year for Project Management Certificate Holders, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. At OptumHealth, Inc., employees who hold a Master of Computer Science (MCS) receive the highest salaries at around $110K.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $84K annually. Data Analysis is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under one in five of OptumHealth, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with SQL, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of employees contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. A large number of respondents receive health insurance, and most workers get dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at OptumHealth, Inc. are a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, and optional telecommute / work from home.