Average Salary for OptumHealth, Inc. Employees

OptumHealth, Inc. employees bring home $73K per year on average. What you do at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for OptumHealth, Inc. workers, followed by where you live and your experience level. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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OptumHealth, Inc. Median Salary by Job


Senior Business Analyst
14 profiles

Nurse Case Manager
13 profiles

Software Developer
9 profiles

United States (change)

Operations Manager
8 profiles

Software Engineer
8 profiles

Senior Systems Analyst
8 profiles

Senior Project Manager, IT
7 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 538
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Find out more about pay at OptumHealth, Inc.


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.

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Key Stats for OptumHealth, Inc.


58 %
42 %
$47,476 - $97,001
$50,100 - $100,955

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 97 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$49,132 - $98,446
$49,922 - $104,183
$45,615 - $135,000

Popular Locations for OptumHealth, Inc.

  1. Minneapolis, Minnesota
  2. Eden Prairie, Minnesota
  3. Boston, Massachusetts
  4. Phoenix, Arizona
  5. Nashville, Tennessee
  6. Atlanta, Georgia
  7. San Diego, California

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