$74,719
Avg. Salary
$48.93
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,966

Bonus

$3,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Legal Nurse Consultant is $48.93 per hour.

The average pay for a Legal Nurse Consultant is $74,719 per year.

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$29.51
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$48.93
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$54k
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$101k
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MEDIAN $74,719
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MEDIAN: $74,719
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$0$205K
Salary $54,228 - $101,104
Bonus $766 - $15,101
Profit Sharing $3,000
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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$59,023 - $205,801
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 191
Hourly Data $0$244
Hourly Rate $29.51 - $127
Hourly Tips $2.22
Overtime $30.64 - $245
Annual Data $0$205K
Bonus $766 - $15,101
Profit Sharing $3,000
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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$59,023 - $205,801
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 238

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 other legal matters are also preferred.

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Legal Nurse Consultant Tasks
  • Collect, organize, audit, and maintain records for legal purposes.
  • Instruct people about standards of care, potential causality and risks.
  • Prepare visualizations and graphs for trials.
  • Create summaries, reports, and invoices to document recommendations and hours.
  • Review, analyze, understand, and make recommendations about health records.

Legal Nurse Consultant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Legal Nurse Consultant


Legal Nurse Consultants seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Intensive Care Unit, Electronic Medical Records, Medical Records, and Research Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Document Review, registered nurse, and Critical Care. Electronic Medical Records and Medical Records are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Nurse Consultant

Pay by Experience for a Legal Nurse Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Nurse Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 109 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Nurse Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Legal Nurse Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 82 salaries. A Legal Nurse Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 54 salaries.

Legal Nurse Consultant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Legal Nurse Consultant?

Legal Nurse Consultant in 32935:
"Very challenging and exciting."
Pros: Opportunity to own my business but prefer an "in-house" position for consistency. Looking forward to bringing a positive attitude and energy to any opportunity upon our relocation back to the states after being deployed to Saudi Arabia for five years due to husband's deployment to Riyadh, SA.
Cons: Cases can be hard to recruit and market. Inconsistent income.

Legal Nurse Consultant in Upper Marlboro:
Have a strong grasp of the health care system and a good networking of peers, colleagues and patient care modalities. Have experienced nursing in many aspects of patient and family centered care. Know well the interconnections and modus operandi of hospital and medical administrators as well as doctors.

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Key Stats for Legal Nurse Consultant

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
27%

Experience Affects Legal Nurse Consultant Salaries

▲13%

▼0%

National Average
$85,000

▼6%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Legal Nurse Consultant Salaries

National Average
$85,000

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼1%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼4%



Critical Care
▼6%

registered nurse
▼18%

Legal Document Review
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 42%