Enrollment Specialist, Health Care Salary

Health Care Enrollment Specialists in the United States pull down an average of $15.05 per hour. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and more than half earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Health Care Enrollment Specialists is high. Female Health Care Enrollment Specialists far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$29,137 - $54,525

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$11.52 - $19.76

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,137 - $54,525  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
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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$24,637 - $48,148  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.52 - $19.76  
   
Overtime
$15.38 - $33.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
   
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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$24,637 - $48,148  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 194
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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 generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. 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 as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Customer Service and Data Entry also typically command lower compensation.

Pay by Experience Level for Enrollment Specialist, Health Care

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $33K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $36K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $40K in this role. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $50K.

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Experience Affects Enrollment Specialist, Health Care Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

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: 78% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 19%
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