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Information/Referral Specialist Salary

Median pay for Information & Referral Specialists in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $15.58 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $11.20 per hour and $18.91. The vast majority of Information & Referral Specialists (84 percent) who responded to the survey are women. For the most part, Information & Referral Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
$25,000 - $47,000
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MEDIAN: $33,270
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$11.20 - $18.91
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$25,000 - $47,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $491.32  
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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$23,694 - $43,799  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$11.20 - $18.91  
   
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 - $491.32  
   
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).
)
$23,694 - $43,799  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | 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
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 11%