Director of Provider Relations Salary

With somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths of Directors of Provider Relations in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Directors of Provider Relations is $93K annually and can range from $59K on the lower end to $135K per year near the higher end. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Directors of Provider Relations survey respondents are women (78 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$57,754 - $124,660
MEDIAN: $92,754

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$57,754 - $124,660  
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$58,923 - $134,557  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 126
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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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Directors of Provider Relations. The average beginner in this position makes around $62K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $99K. On average, Directors of Provider Relations make $99K following one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.


78 %
22 %

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: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 7%