Case Managers are known for having more than just Treatment Plans, Mental Health Services, and Crisis Intervention. You can read about other common personality traits here:
Now that you have the skills necessary to secure a career in your dream job, we've taken it a step further to figure out what type of education might be necessary or helpful. The results showed that 39.9% of Case Managers have graduated with a bachelor's degree. What's more is that 33.4% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While it may be true that most Case Managers have a college degree, you may find it also true that generally it's possible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every eight Case Managers were not college graduates.
Those Case Managers who do attend college, typically earn either Social Work degrees or Nursing degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for Case Managers include Psychology degrees or Business degrees.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you're prepared to start applying to become a Case Manager. We've found that typically Case Managers are mostly employed at Select Medical, The Salvation Army, and Volunteers of America Los Angeles. Of recent, Select Medical had 55 positions open for Case Managers. Meanwhile, there are 48 job openings at The Salvation Army and 39 at Volunteers of America Los Angeles.
But if you want to earn the most bang for your buck, Case Managers tend to earn the biggest salaries at Abbott, UnitedHealth Group, and Wells Fargo. Take Abbott for example. The median Case Manager salary is $104,970. At UnitedHealth Group, Case Managers earn an average of $96,871, while the average at Wells Fargo is $92,941. Now before you get too googly-eyed over those digits, take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies. While Abbott has 1 job listings for Case Managers, UnitedHealth Group and Wells Fargo only have 3 and 0 job listings respectively.
Salaries aside, the most respected Case Managers are working at Catholic Charities, Liberty Mutual, and Wabash Valley Transportation. By assessing which schools Case Managers mainly earn their degrees, and comparing that with the companies that have hired a significant number of Case Managers from the top 100 educational institutions in the United States, we're able to determine the most prestigious companies.