Managed Care Manager Salary

Just under three-fifths of Managed Care Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $39K to $89K per year, but median earnings come to around $66K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number get medical and dental insurance, and a majority get vision plans, too. Most Managed Care Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$56,992 - $99,550
$57K
$69K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,480
10%
50%
90%

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Salary $56,992 - $99,550
Bonus $1,600
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$57,430 - $103,019
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

Job Description for Managed Care Manager

Managed care managers are in charge of managed care contracting, negotiating, and activity-managing for the health facility in which they work. They implement managed care contracts for the health care system in which they are designated and ensure coding and claims are in compliance with professional standards and state and/or federal requirements. They often interact with multiple departments within their facilities.​

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Managed Care Manager Tasks

  • Monitor budget and utilize operational resources.
  • Ensure coding and claims are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Supervise staff, including the selection, training and development of managed care staff.
  • Analyze manage care reimbursement methods.
  • Participate in the manage care contracting activities.

Common Career Paths for Managed Care Manager


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Many Managed Care Managers move into a Director of Managed Care role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $98K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Managed Care Manager

Pay by Experience for a Managed Care Manager has a negative trend. An entry-level Managed Care Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 28 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Managed Care Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Managed Care Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 39 salaries. A Managed Care Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Managed Care Manager

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Managed Care Manager Salaries

National Average
$69,000

Experienced
▼1%

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼2%

Late-Career
▼8%

Skills That Affect Managed Care Manager Salaries

Case Management
▲11%

National Average
$69,000

Managed Care
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 10%