Enrollment Specialist, Health Care Salary

The average Health Care Enrollment Specialist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $14.94 per hour. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women account for the majority of Health Care Enrollment Specialists who took the survey — 84 percent to be exact. Work is enjoyable for Health Care Enrollment Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,333 - $54,089
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$54K
MEDIAN: $38,600
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$11.50 - $19.50
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Salary
$29,333 - $54,089  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
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$24,874 - $46,755  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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$11.50 - $19.50  
   
Overtime
$17.21 - $29.57  
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$0.00 - $9,933  
   
Total Pay (?
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$24,874 - $46,755  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 173

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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. Most notably, skills in Insurance, Microsoft Excel, Knowledge of Medicaid & Medicare, and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Microsoft Office and Customer Service as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks.

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 who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $33K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $35K. For Health Care Enrollment Specialists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $40K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $50K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Enrollment Specialist, Health Care Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Enrollment Specialist, Health Care Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

National Average
$34,000

Knowledge of Medicaid & Medicare
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 20%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 17%