Information/Referral Specialist Salary

Information & Referral Specialists in the United States take home approximately $15.16 per hour on average. Compensation ranges from $11.63 per hour on the lower end to $18.36 on the higher end. There are far more female Information & Referral Specialists who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 86 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little more than half. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$24,832 - $49,832
(Median)
$25K
$34K
$50K
MEDIAN: $33,670
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$11.63 - $18.36
(Median)
$12
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$18
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,832 - $49,832  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $486.05  
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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$24,524 - $42,700  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $18.36  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $486.05  
   
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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$24,524 - $42,700  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Job Description for Information/Referral Specialist

  • Ensure that follow-up referral appointments and reports were kept and received.
  • Prepare medical records prior to patient visit.
  • Performs patient referrals and authorizations by completing and submitting documents and discussing with providers, insurance carriers and patients.
  • Schedule and confirm patient diagnostic appointments, surgeries and medical consultations.
  • Maintain referral records and report on data.

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Experience Affects Information/Referral Specialist Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
$32,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 10%
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