Certified Coding Specialists are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing around $19.97 per hour on average; Patient Advocates are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $18.00, followed by Medical Writers earning about $17.85 and Patient Account Representatives making $16.68. Financial compensation for Patient Services Representatives is rather low — on average only $13.99 — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($21.06 per hour) can be spotted in Anaheim, Calif.; Annapolis, Md. (around $19.71), Tacoma, Wash. ($17.96), and Des Moines, Iowa (approximately $16.35) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (about $15.26) in Boca Raton, Fla., one of the lowest-paid cities. Conifer Health Solutions workers in California earn the most — $20.40 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $15.31 per hour. The largest slice of the Conifer Health Solutions workforce (39 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $15.98 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Patient Account Technicians receive bigger paychecks (approximately $17.90 per hour) than those without credentials. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Conifer Health Solutions awards about $17.15 to these degree-holders.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Accounts Receivable; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $17.00 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; half consider it a key competency. Other top skills include Insurance, Data Entry, and Billing.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 35 percent receiving paid vacation and 22 percent receiving paid sick days. Conifer Health Solutions sponsors a 401(k) program, and a strong majority of survey participants use this option to save for their retirement. A large number of survey participants report having health insurance, and most employees report having dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.