The average hourly pay for a Legal Nurse Consultant is $48.87.
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$29 - $127
$968 - $19,392
$1,750 - $7,000
$58,789 - $204,327
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Job Description for Legal Nurse Consultant
The position of a legal nurse consultant is employed primarily by insurance companies. Most companies in this industry require applicants to be registered nurses (RNs) and prefer those who have several years of clinical experience; some companies may search specifically for RNs who have worked in other departments of the hospital, such as the emergency room. Some companies prefer applicants who have legal certificates or paralegal training. Nurses with previous experience in case management or o…Read more
Legal Nurse Consultant Tasks
- Create summaries, reports, and invoices to document recommendations and hours.
- Review, analyze, understand, and make recommendations about health records.
- Prepare visualizations and graphs for trials.
- Collect, organize, audit, and maintain records for legal purposes.
- Instruct people about standards of care, potential causality and risks.
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Popular Skills for Legal Nurse Consultant
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Document Review, Critical Care, Research Analysis, Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Medical Records.
Pay by Experience Level for Legal Nurse Consultant
An entry-level Legal Nurse Consultant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46.46 based on 83 salaries. An early career Legal Nurse Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46.37 based on 128 salaries. A mid-career Legal Nurse Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44.66 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Legal Nurse Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49.73 based on 132 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $59.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Legal Nurse Consultant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 101.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (94.4% more) and St. Louis, Missouri (7.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (25.0% less) and Dallas, Texas (12.0% less).
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