Appeals and Grievances Investigator Salary

Appeals and Grievances Investigators in the United States take home approximately $19.64 per hour on average. In the world of Appeals and Grievances Investigators, overall income ranges from $32K near the bottom to $64K at the top; this can include more than $5K from bonuses in exceptional cases. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Women make up the vast majority of Appeals and Grievances Investigators (85 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Most Appeals and Grievances Investigators are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$35,985 - $65,664
$36K
$45K
$66K
MEDIAN: $45,466
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$14.94 - $25.61
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MEDIAN: $19.64
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$35,985 - $65,664  
   
Bonus
$225.00 - $4,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,461 - $63,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.94 - $25.61  
   
Overtime
$20.55 - $44.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$225.00 - $4,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,461 - $63,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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Job Description for Appeals and Grievances Investigator

  • Handle management of all grievances and appeals requests for the organization.
  • Provide education on grievance and appeals rights and explain procedures.
  • Research trends in grievance reporting and suggest improvements to processes.
  • Oversee grievances and appeals from filing to resolution.

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Pay by Experience Level for Appeals and Grievances Investigator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $43K on average. It is reported that median compensation in the five-to-10 year group declines to approximately $40K. Appeals and Grievances Investigators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $47K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $56K on average.

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Key Stats for Appeals and Grievances Investigator

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Appeals and Grievances Investigator Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Mid-Career
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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