Authorization Coordinator Salary (United States)

An Authorization Coordinator earns an average wage of $14.81 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Authorization Coordinator Total Pay (?
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$22,560 - $61,000
(Median)
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61K
MEDIAN: $36,539
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Authorization Coordinator Total Pay (?
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$11.94 - $18.20
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$22,560 - $61,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,437  
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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$25,268 - $40,477  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.94 - $18.20  
   
Overtime
$11.86 - $26.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,437  
   
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).
)
$25,268 - $40,477  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 131
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Job Description for Authorization Coordinator
  • Ensure payment for services by verifying benefits with insurance provider.
  • Obtain, review and input insurance authorization and referrals prior to patient services.
  • Monitor and track patient authorizations, informing supervisor of any expired dates.
  • Interview and assist patients with authorization documents, as appropriate.
  • Maintain appropriate logs or reports according to professional, state, and federal requirements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Authorization Coordinator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Phoenix
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$31,000
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Experience Affects Authorization Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$31,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Authorization Coordinator Salaries

Insurance
0%
National Average
$31,000
Customer Service
up arrow 7%
Medical Coding
up arrow 8%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 17%
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