Average Entry-Level Nurse Case Manager Salary

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The average salary for an Entry-Level Nurse Case Manager is $64,532.
MEDIAN $64,532
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$51k - $79k
$487 - $8k
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$49k - $81k

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Job Description for Nurse Case Manager

Nurse Case Manager Tasks
  • Assess patient needs and develop a care plan.
  • Conduct admissions and discharge planning for hospital, hospice or home care patients.
  • Provide utilization management for assigned patient case load.

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Popular Skills for Nurse Case Manager

Skills in Acute Care, Utilization Review (UR) and Geriatrics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Home Health/Home Care and Case Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Case Manager

An early career Nurse Case Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $66,353 based on 1,923 salaries. A mid-career Nurse Case Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,210 based on 1,604 salaries. An experienced Nurse Case Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,628 based on 1,734 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,789.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Nurse Case Manager in their job title in Fairfield, California earn an average of 48.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (7.5% less) and Salt Lake City, Utah (3.7% less).

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