Average Legal Nurse Consultant Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Legal Nurse Consultant is $48.87.
MEDIAN $48.87
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Hourly Rate
$29 - $127
$968 - $19,392
Profit Sharing
$1,750 - $7,000
Total Pay
$58,789 - $204,327

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Job Description for Legal Nurse Consultant

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.

Career Paths

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Legal Nurse Consultant
Hospice Registered Nurse (RN)
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Legal Nurse Consultant

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.
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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