Enrollment Specialist, Health Care Salary

Earnings for Health Care Enrollment Specialists in the United States come in at around $15.61 per hour on average. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Women account for the majority of Health Care Enrollment Specialists who took the survey — 84 percent to be exact. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$28,831 - $59,150
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$11.95 - $20.69
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$28,831 - $59,150  
   
Bonus
$302.01 - $3,179  
Total Pay (?
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$25,567 - $50,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$11.95 - $20.69  
   
Overtime
$16.86 - $36.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$302.01 - $3,179  
   
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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$25,567 - $50,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 244

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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

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

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Popular Skills for Enrollment Specialist, Health Care


Health Care Enrollment Specialists seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Medical Credentialing, Data Entry, Medicare, and Knowledge of Medicaid & Medicare are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Microsoft Office as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Typing and Oral / Verbal Communication also typically command lower compensation. Those educated in Customer Service tend to be well versed in Knowledge of Medicaid & Medicare.

Pay by Experience Level for Enrollment Specialist, Health Care

Pay by Experience for an Enrollment Specialist, Health Care has a positive trend. An entry-level Enrollment Specialist, Health Care with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 233 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Enrollment Specialist, Health Care with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 122 salaries. An experienced Enrollment Specialist, Health Care which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 69 salaries. An Enrollment Specialist, Health Care with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,419

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Health Care Enrollment Specialists, 32 percent above the national average. Health Care Enrollment Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Tampa (+17 percent), Detroit (+16 percent), Albany (+11 percent), and Philadelphia (+5 percent). Trailing the national average by 12 percent, Augusta is the market with the smallest paychecks. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Louisville and Atlanta (9 percent less).

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Key Stats for Enrollment Specialist, Health Care

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Enrollment Specialist, Health Care Salaries

▲45%

▲17%

▲3%

National Average
$34,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Enrollment Specialist, Health Care Salaries

Medical Credentialing
▲20%

Data Entry
▲4%

Medicare
▲1%

National Average
$34,000



▼3%



Oral / Verbal Communication
▼8%

Typing
▼16%

Microsoft Office
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 16%