Disability Case Manager Salary

Highly experienced Disability Case Managers pick up larger-than-average paychecks, bringing in $61K, much more than the $48K annually national average for others in this area of work. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $47K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $42K. Disability Case Managers see a median salary of $59K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $61K. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,651 - $71,211
$35K
$48K
$71K
MEDIAN: $48,341
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$14.27 - $28.12
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$0$71K
Salary $34,651 - $71,211
Bonus $484.79 - $5,182
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$32,331 - $70,351
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 115
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $14.27 - $28.12
Overtime $37.75
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $484.79 - $5,182
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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$32,331 - $70,351
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

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Job Description for Disability Case Manager

A disability case manager is primarily responsible for assisting and supporting patients with disabilities, as well as choosing health care services. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in a field such as Nursing, Human Services or Social Work from an accredited institution, while many positions require a Master’s degree in these fields. In addition to education, this position often requires at least one year of experience in direct care for mentally- or developmentally-disabled patients, as well as training within social work, counseling, occupational therapy and other specialties within the field.

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Disability Case Manager Tasks

  • Oversee employee transitions through the disability process, from filing a claim to returning to work.
  • Examine contributing factors to determine when and how an employee will return to work.
  • Review all applicable contractual, medical, and work-related documentation to determine claims eligibility.
  • Process disability requests, conducting employee interviews and research as needed.

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Pay by Experience Level for Disability Case Manager

Pay by Experience for a Disability Case Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Disability Case Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 77 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Disability Case Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Disability Case Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 40 salaries. A Disability Case Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 15 salaries.

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Key Stats for Disability Case Manager

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Disability Case Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

Experienced
▲28%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$46,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Disability Case Manager Salaries

Case Management
▲6%

Customer Service
▲3%

National Average
$46,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼2%

Claim Handling
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 14%
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