Insurance Verifier Salary

Women comprise the majority of Insurance Verifiers in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $14.42 per hour on average. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-half. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$23,947 - $41,384
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$24K
$35K
$41K
MEDIAN: $34,971
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$11.04 - $18.25
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$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
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Salary
$23,947 - $41,384  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
Total Pay (?
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$23,575 - $40,148  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Hourly Rate
$11.04 - $18.25  
   
Overtime
$16.10 - $30.00  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
   
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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$23,575 - $40,148  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 139

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Job Description for Insurance Verifier

The insurance industry is arguably as important to the modern health care system as the actual health care provider complex, and both consist of many different people doing many different jobs to make it function. An insurance verifier is an employee of a hospital or practice who specializes in dealing with patient claims and the billing process as it relates to claims.

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Insurance Verifier Tasks

  • Enter data, create reports and validate individual and cross-patient information.
  • Liaise with patient, insurer, and provider to communicate needs and current state.
  • Monitor and verify insurance information for individual patients and procedures.
  • Communicate with patients about co-pays, benefits, coverage, and care authorization.

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Insurance Verifiers only report a few specific skills. Insurance and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Customer Service. Aptitude in Customer Service tends to also indicate an understanding of Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Verifier

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Insurance Verifiers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $31K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $30K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $31K in this role. After two decades in the workforce, the average Insurance Verifier generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $32K.

Insurance Verifier Reviews

What is it like working as an Insurance Verifier?

Insurance Verifier in Long Beach:
"Insurance Verifier."
Pros: The most I like about my job is the opportunities that comes from the medical industry. I learn new things everyday and my knowledge for healthcare is growing. I am able to do more than I was hired for and hope that it continues to happen to build my experience.
Cons: That I am unable to do more. I would like to step into the billing aspect of the medical field.

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Experience Affects Insurance Verifier Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Insurance Verifier Salaries

National Average
$30,000

Insurance
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 19%