Authorization Specialist Salary (United States)

An Authorization Specialist earns an average wage of $14.24 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Authorization Specialist Total Pay (?
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$25,947 - $52,703
(Median)
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46K
53K
MEDIAN: $36,650
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Authorization Specialist Total Pay (?
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$11.78 - $19.95
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,947 - $52,703  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,506  
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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$24,828 - $46,298  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 216
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.78 - $19.95  
   
Overtime
$17.45 - $33.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,506  
   
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).
)
$24,828 - $46,298  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 216
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Job Description for Authorization Specialist
  • 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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Experience Affects Authorization Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%
Experienced
up arrow 19%
National Average
$31,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Authorization Specialist Salaries

Insurance
0%
National Average
$31,000
Customer Service
up arrow 11%
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Gender
Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 21%
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