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Information/Referral Specialist Salary

Information & Referral Specialists in the United States take home approximately $15.47 per hour on average. The pay spectrum stretches from $11.60 per hour to $18.41. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Information & Referral Specialists. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Women make up the vast majority of Information & Referral Specialists (86 percent) who answered the questionnaire. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,168 - $49,181
(Median)
$25K
$34K
$49K
MEDIAN: $33,670
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$11.60 - $18.41
(Median)
$12
$15
$18
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,168 - $49,181  
   
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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$24,569 - $43,803  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$11.60 - $18.41  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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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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$24,569 - $43,803  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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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
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 12%
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