Being intimidated by attorneys causes legal nurse consultants to potentially underprice themselves. Use these eight strategies and attorneys will be a lot less intimidating. When you learn how to comfortably engage attorneys, it’s easier to negotiate fees and achieve an increased legal nurse consultant salary.
If you’re considering supplementing your RN income with a part-time legal nurse consultant salary you’ve probably thought: “How do I ever get started?” As Mark Twain said: “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual salary for registered nurses in 2014 was $66,640 ($32.04/hr) in comparison to a legal nurse consultant salary of up to $150/hr.
This infographic compares RN salaries to the legal nurse consultant salary. According to the Department of Commerce, total net hospital revenues are increasing and yet RN salaries are declining while the legal nurse consultant salary increases 3-5% annually.