Insurance Verifier Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Insurance Verifiers in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $14.43 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. A strong majority enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-half. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$24,161 - $41,091
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$32K
$41K
MEDIAN: $31,777
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$11.02 - $18.56
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$24,161 - $41,091  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,011  
Total Pay (?
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$23,561 - $40,272  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Hourly Rate
$11.02 - $18.56  
   
Overtime
$12.16 - $29.59  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,011  
   
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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$23,561 - $40,272  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 163
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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 typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Insurance and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Insurance is a skill commonly found among those who know Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Verifier

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $30K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $31K on average. Insurance Verifiers see a median salary of $31K after reaching one to two decades on the job. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; an Insurance Verifier with more than 20 years of experience can earn $33K on average.

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 31 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 19%
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