Just under nine-tenths of Directors of Reimbursement in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $60K to $175K per year, and the average comes out to $98K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. In this profession, most enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a strong majority have vision insurance, as well. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Directors of Reimbursement making up 75 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$59,911 - $152,838
MEDIAN: $98,250

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$59,911 - $152,838  
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$60,482 - $175,361  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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Job Description for Director of Reimbursement

Directors of reimbursement are responsible for managing reimbursement activities for their companies, including overseeing and analyzing the streams of revenue for different departments. Strong problem-solving and mathematical skills are important in this position, and they communicate with a variety of personnel to ensure that reimbursement is approved and goes to the correct recipients before signing any important documents. They must also have leadership skills to alter strategies to improve efficiency and save company resources.


Director of Reimbursement Tasks

  • Prepare and Analyze cost reports to maximize revenues.
  • Oversee reimbursment departmental staff operations including business planning and budget development.
  • Develop and implement reimbursement strategy for the organization.
  • Direct efforts to create and disseminate educational materials on coding and billing guides.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Reimbursement

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

People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $94K on average. It is reported that median compensation in the five-to-10 year group declines to approximately $92K. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $101K. Directors of Reimbursement who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $112K.

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Experience Affects Director of Reimbursement Salaries

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Skills That Affect Director of Reimbursement Salaries

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Knowledge of Medicaid & Medicare
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.


75 %
25 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 10%