The majority of Directors of Provider Relations in the United States — just below two-thirds — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $64K to $142K per year, and the median is $91K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Female Directors of Provider Relations make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. Most Directors of Provider Relations report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$63,782 - $127,117
MEDIAN: $91,375

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$63,782 - $127,117  
$3,109 - $29,603  
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$64,454 - $141,600  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 84

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Job Description for Director of Provider Relations

A director of provider relations works for a health insurance company and fosters relationships between the health insurance company and various health providers such as physicians, practices, and hospitals. This position also involves marketing, as the director will instruct medical providers on new products and encourage providers to be a part of the network. Part of the job may be coming up with a plan to expand the insurance network, as well as ensuring satisfaction in being part of that network.


Director of Provider Relations Tasks

  • Manage relations between health insurance companies and health care providers, contracting and maintaining providers.
  • Monitor provider network to make sure financial and quality objectives are met.
  • Develop and implement reimbursement strategies, ensuring compliance with regulatory agencies.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Provider Relations

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

For many Directors of Provider Relations, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $85K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $96K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Directors of Provider Relations make a median salary of $99K. Deeply experienced professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience haul in an ample $104K on average.

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
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71 %
29 %

Years of Experience

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 83%
dental benefits
None: 4%