The average salary for a Utilization Review Nurse is $70,733.
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What Do Utilization Review Nurses Do?
In the complex world of modern healthcare and the companies which manage patients' services, a utilization review nurse plays an important role. Hospitals and insurance providers employ these nurses to help determine if treatments which are underway or sought for authorization fall within the coverage parameters of a patient's insurance. Utilization review is one of the main ways health care providers and insurance companies control costs for the patients they serve.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Utilization Review Nurse
The top respondents for the job title Utilization Review Nurse are from the companies Anthem, Aetna, Inc. and Centene Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Anthem where the average pay is $75,370. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include UnitedHealth Group and Humana, Inc., earning around $74,269 and $71,000, respectively. Centene Corporation pays the lowest at around $64,403. Aetna, Inc. and Molina Healthcare, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $67,499 and $69,109, respectively.
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What Are Popular Skills for Utilization Review Nurses?
Skills in Utilization Review (UR), Case Management, Utilization Management (UM) and Acute Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medicine / Surgery.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Utilization Review Nurses?
An entry-level Utilization Review Nurse with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,315 based on 29 salaries. An early career Utilization Review Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,255 based on 141 salaries. A mid-career Utilization Review Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,151 based on 130 salaries. An experienced Utilization Review Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,329 based on 145 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $73,982.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Utilization Review Nurse in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 7.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (3.1% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (2.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (13.7% less), Orlando, Florida (13.5% less) and Tampa, Florida (9.7% less).
Years of Experience
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