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Director of Provider Relations Salary

Directors of Provider Relations in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths of Directors of Provider Relations. Salaries average out to around $88K annually and spread from $58K to $138K per year. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Directors of Provider Relations making up 77 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$57,275 - $128,324
MEDIAN: $87,608

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National Salary Data

XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$57,275 - $128,324  
$1,163 - $23,394  
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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).
$58,040 - $137,859  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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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

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

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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.

Directors of Provider Relations with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $62K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $96K. Directors of Provider Relations claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $97K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $101K.

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Experience Affects Director of Provider Relations Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.


77 %
23 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 6%