Insurance Verifier Salary

Women comprise the majority of Insurance Verifiers in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $14.58 per hour on average. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Just under one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and a majority claim dental coverage as well. Most Insurance Verifiers report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,974 - $42,077
$29K
$34K
$42K
MEDIAN: $34,353
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$11.66 - $18.34
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MEDIAN: $14.58
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$28,974 - $42,077  
   
Bonus
$147.95 - $3,041  
Total Pay (?
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$24,564 - $39,566  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.66 - $18.34  
   
Overtime
$11.24 - $30.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$147.95 - $3,041  
   
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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$24,564 - $39,566  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 369

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Verifier

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


For Insurance Verifiers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $30K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $31K. Insurance Verifiers bring in $34K after working for 10 to 20 years. After two decades in the workforce, the average Insurance Verifier generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $39K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,770

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Fort Worth offers some of the highest pay in the country for Insurance Verifiers, 33 percent above the national average. Insurance Verifiers will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+12 percent), Houston (+11 percent), Los Angeles (+5 percent), and Miami (+1 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 5 percent south of the national average, can be found in San Antonio.

Insurance Verifier Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Insurance Verifier

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Insurance Verifier Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Skills That Affect Insurance Verifier Salaries

Medical Terminology
▲8%

Data Entry
▲2%

Scheduling
▲2%

authorizations
▲2%

Insurance
▼0%

National Average
$31,000


Typing
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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