Entry-Level Nurse Case Manager Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Nurse Case Managers lies in the neighborhood of $66K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Nurse Case Managers is high. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$52,402 - $83,019
$52K
$66K
$83K
MEDIAN: $65,929
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$23.45 - $40.39
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$0$84K
Salary $52,402 - $83,019
Bonus $509 - $8,157
Profit Sharing $1,800
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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$51,012 - $84,239
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 822
Hourly Data $0$67
Hourly Rate $23.45 - $40.39
Overtime $31.27 - $67.71
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $509 - $8,157
Profit Sharing $1,800
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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$51,012 - $84,239
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 547

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Nurse Case Manager Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Nurse Case Manager


UnitedHealth Group, Aetna, Inc., Anthem, Humana, Inc., and Molina Healthcare, Inc. are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Entry-Level Nurse Case Managers. Although the highest salaries can be found at UnitedHealth Group where median pay is $71K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $51K and $88K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,179

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Entry-Level Nurse Case Managers will find that Los Angeles offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 25 percent. Entry-Level Nurse Case Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+18 percent), Boston (+16 percent), Houston (+13 percent), and Phoenix (+13 percent). With compensation 10 percent below the national average, Minneapolis is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Milwaukee and Columbus are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 8 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively.

Nurse Case Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Nurse Case Manager in Albuquerque:
"Unrealistic expectations."
Vet the company.

Nurse Case Manager in Columbus:
Get 2 years experience, leave.

Nurse Case Manager in Long Beach:
Stay focus but keep life balance.

Nurse Case Manager in Missoula:
"Keep your focus."
Keep advancing your skills and knowledge.

Nurse Case Manager in New York City:
Hold on hard to your integrity. Do not sell out - no matter what you see going on around you ... Even with other Nurses and administration. Proper utilization of hospital resources is important but patients and advocating for them must be a very high priority.

Nurse Case Manager in San Diego:
"None."
Share your knowledge about the daily responsibilities, career path, stress levels, perks and valuable skills associated with this job.

Nurse Case Manager in Charlotte:
"Benefits package cost."
Work smarter not harder don't give until it hurts. Collaborate with ancillary staff and MD for assistance. You are not an island so surround yourself with knowledgeable medical people it will prove beneficial for you as well as the member.

Key Stats for Nurse Case Manager

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 153 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
18%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Nurse Case Manager Salaries

Dialysis
▲9%

Oncology
▲2%

Utilization Review (UR)
▲1%

Medicine / Surgery
▼0%

National Average
$65,000


Acute Care
▼1%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▼1%

Emergency Room (ER)
▼1%

Geriatrics
▼2%

Hospice
▼2%

Quality Improvement / QA
▼2%


Pediatrics
▼4%

Psychiatric
▼6%

Obstetrics
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 153 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 16%
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