Information/Referral Specialist Salary

An average Information & Referral Specialist in the United States can expect to take home roughly $15.38 per hour. Earnings sit near $11.46 per hour on the lower side but can approach $18.25 on the higher side. Most Information & Referral Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Information & Referral Specialists who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 87 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$25,342 - $48,910
(Median)
$25K
$33K
$49K
MEDIAN: $33,290
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$11.46 - $18.25
(Median)
$11
$15
$18
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,342 - $48,910  
   
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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$24,311 - $43,281  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$11.46 - $18.25  
   
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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$24,311 - $43,281  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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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 7%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 11%