When you become board certified, you join the ranks of more than 48,000 case management colleagues who are also committed to excellence. But this is just the beginning; your passion to stay certified and lead your profession continues well after you earn the CCM.
Likewise, our responsibility as a Commission is to advocate for your professional advancement and help you add to your knowledge base through the CMLearning Network and other Commission-sponsored education and development programs.
You’re more prepared than ever to advance your leadership potential with the CCM. So tap into the resources we provide for
- Mentoring others;
- Connecting with other CCMs; and
- Sharing the value proposition for the CCM with your colleagues and your organization.
- 61% of CCMs have been in case management for 10 or more years
- Professional background:
- 88% RN
- 8% Social worker
- 4% Workers' compensation
Salaries for CCMs continue to rise. The majority of CCMs earn more than $80,000 annually, and salaries have trended upwards for 5+ years. That compares favorably with median salaries for nurses and social workers—the fields in which most case managers are trained. A majority earned salary increases in the past 12 months, too, indicating a strong upward salary trajectory. More than half of CCMs who are executives earn more than $100,000 annually, as do more than a third of CCMs in management roles.
- 88% of CCMs say certification has had a positive impact on their career.
- 94% have recommended the CCM to other case managers.
- CCMs seek certification to:
- Improve employment options
- Advance professional standing
- Enhance personal growth