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Enrollment Specialist, Health Care Salary

Pay for Health Care Enrollment Specialists in the United States sits in the ballpark of $15.02 per hour. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Health Care Enrollment Specialists far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. A fair number enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Health Care Enrollment Specialists. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$29,717 - $54,808
(Median)
$30K
$38K
$55K
MEDIAN: $37,525
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$11.63 - $19.48
(Median)
$12
$15
$19
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,717 - $54,808  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,978  
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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$25,250 - $46,337  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 72
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $19.48  
   
Overtime
$17.13 - $29.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,978  
   
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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$25,250 - $46,337  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 141
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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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Job skills reported by Health Care Enrollment Specialists are limited. Those who have experience with Insurance, Knowledge of Medicaid & Medicare, and Microsoft Office can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those listing Microsoft Office and Knowledge of Medicaid & Medicare 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 with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. During the first five years of their careers, Health Care Enrollment Specialists see a median income of $33K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $35K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $40K in this role. Health Care Enrollment Specialists who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $50K.

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Experience Affects Enrollment Specialist, Health Care Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Skills That Affect Enrollment Specialist, Health Care Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 3%

National Average
$34,000

Knowledge of Medicaid & Medicare
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 16%