Health Care Enrollment Specialists in the United States take home an average $15.59 per hour. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Health Care Enrollment Specialists (84 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Health Care Enrollment Specialists. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,565 - $58,063
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MEDIAN: $39,758
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$11.92 - $20.69
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$28,565 - $58,063  
   
Bonus
$306.39 - $3,134  
Total Pay (?
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$25,451 - $50,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 120
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $20.69  
   
Overtime
$16.64 - $36.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$306.39 - $3,134  
   
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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$25,451 - $50,442  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 255

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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


Survey results imply that Health Care Enrollment Specialists deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Medical Credentialing and Data Entry are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 32 percent and 4 percent, respectively. Those listing Microsoft Office as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Typing and Oral / Verbal Communication also typically command lower compensation. Most people who know Customer Service also know Knowledge of Medicaid & Medicare.

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 with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $33K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $36K. Health Care Enrollment Specialists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $40K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $44K.

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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 44 votes.
047
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Enrollment Specialist, Health Care Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Enrollment Specialist, Health Care Salaries

Medical Credentialing
up arrow 32%

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

Medicare
up arrow 1%

National Average
$34,000






Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 8%

Typing
up arrow 16%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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