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Disability Specialist Salary

Median pay for Disability Specialists in the United States is around $43K annually. The bottom of the pay range sits near $29K, and the top verges on $61K per year. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Disability Specialists making up 76 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,485 - $62,064
(Median)
$30K
$43K
$62K
MEDIAN: $43,252
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50%
90%

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$11.54 - $28.13
(Median)
$12
$17
$28
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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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.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,485 - $62,064  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,574  
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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$29,283 - $61,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate 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.
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.54 - $28.13  
   
National Annualized 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.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,574  
   
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).
)
$29,283 - $61,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Job Description for Disability Specialist

  • Answer client questions.
  • Assess and approve claims.
  • Determine eligibility for assistance, benefits, and other resources.
  • Ensure proper documentation.

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Pay by Experience Level for Disability Specialist

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $37K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $44K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $50K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $39K.

Disability Specialist Reviews

What is it like working as a Disability Specialist?

Disability Specialist in Wisconsin Rapids:
"Duncan disability."
Pros: Helping clients through the social security disability application process. The win!
Cons: Family firm...mis managed.

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Experience Affects Disability Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$41,000

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 10%
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