Disability Specialist Salary

The average Disability Specialist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $47K per year. Female Disability Specialists make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,118 - $65,852
$34K
$47K
$66K
MEDIAN: $46,582
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$12.08 - $24.89
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$0$65K
Salary $34,118 - $65,852
Bonus $1,011
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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$32,085 - $64,709
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 104
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $12.08 - $24.89
Overtime $25.50
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $1,011
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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$32,085 - $64,709
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

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Job Description for Disability Specialist

Disability specialists help people with disabilities to get the support they need in places like schools, nursing homes, religious organizations, and human services agencies, as well as receive the extra help that is necessary to best utilize the facilities.

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Disability Specialist Tasks

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

Disability Specialist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Disability Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Disability Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Disability Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 68 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Disability Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Disability Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 20 salaries. A Disability Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 11 salaries.

Disability Specialist Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Disability Specialist

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Disability Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

Experienced
▲19%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Disability Specialist Salaries

National Average
$45,000

Customer Service
▼11%


Medical Terminology
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 10%
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