Enrollment Specialist, Health Care Salary

For Health Care Enrollment Specialists, hourly average wages total $14.94 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. The majority of Health Care Enrollment Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Health Care Enrollment Specialists (83 percent) who participated in the survey are women. A strong majority enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,137 - $54,525
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MEDIAN: $38,996
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$11.52 - $19.68
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,137 - $54,525  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,887  
Total Pay (?
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$24,628 - $48,186  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.52 - $19.68  
   
Overtime
$15.38 - $33.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,887  
   
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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$24,628 - $48,186  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 193
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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 report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Insurance, Medicaid Enrollment, Microsoft Excel, and Knowledge of Medicaid & Medicare 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.


For many Health Care Enrollment Specialists, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $33K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $36K. Health Care Enrollment Specialists who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $40K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $50K.

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Experience Affects Enrollment Specialist, Health Care Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Enrollment Specialist, Health Care Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 10%

Medicaid Enrollment
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Knowledge of Medicaid & Medicare
0%

National Average
$34,000

Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 21%

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
59%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 19%
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