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Insurance Verifier Salary

Most Insurance Verifiers in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $14.51 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Some workers in this field — one-fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,053 - $41,233
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$24K
$33K
$41K
MEDIAN: $32,540
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$11.10 - $18.33
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$24,053 - $41,233  
   
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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$23,725 - $40,148  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$11.10 - $18.33  
   
Overtime
$16.10 - $30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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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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$23,725 - $40,148  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 147

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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 report a narrow range of specific skills. Insurance and Customer Service are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Service. 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.


Insurance Verifiers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $30K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $31K. Insurance Verifiers bring in $31K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $33K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Insurance Verifier Salaries

National Average
$31,000

Insurance
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 20%
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