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Enrollment Specialist, Health Care Salary

Health Care Enrollment Specialists in the United States take home an average $14.97 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. There are far more female Health Care Enrollment Specialists who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 83 percent. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,655 - $54,089
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$54K
MEDIAN: $38,963
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$11.52 - $19.67
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,655 - $54,089  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
Total Pay (?
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$24,751 - $46,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$11.52 - $19.67  
   
Overtime
$15.32 - $29.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
   
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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$24,751 - $46,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 184

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Job Description for Enrollment Specialist, Health Care

A healthcare enrollment specialist works at medical facilities such as private practices, assisted care facilities, hospitals, and medical study organizations. The enrollment specialist determines patient eligibility for care. The enrollment specialist may be able to recommend certain programs or treatments that the patient might be interested in. Frequently, another part of the job is verifying eligibility for treatments with the insurance companies and then approving the patient for care. A healthcare enrollment specialist may be tasked with obtaining patient records. The healthcare specialist will also be in charge of enrollment and other forms related to medical care and will make sure that they are filed correctly.

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Enrollment Specialist, Health Care Tasks

  • Analyze data to identify trends, opportunities, and potential knowledge gaps.
  • Seek information where gaps are identified.
  • Enter, update, and review data to ensure correct data are available.
  • Understand, explain, and document Medicare and Medicaid needs.

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Health Care Enrollment Specialists seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Insurance, Microsoft Excel, Knowledge of Medicaid & Medicare, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Microsoft Office and Customer Service as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Enrollment Specialist, Health Care

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


Health Care Enrollment Specialists generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $33K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $36K. Health Care Enrollment Specialists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $41K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $50K on average.

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Experience Affects Enrollment Specialist, Health Care Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Enrollment Specialist, Health Care Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

National Average
$34,000

Knowledge of Medicaid & Medicare
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 20%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 17%
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