Insurance Verifier Salary

Most Insurance Verifiers in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $14.68 per hour. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Insurance Verifiers report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and roughly a fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,369 - $42,005
$27K
$34K
$42K
MEDIAN: $33,924
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$11.65 - $18.48
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$0$42K
Salary $27,369 - $42,005
Bonus $151.01 - $2,980
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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$24,427 - $39,510
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 31
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $11.65 - $18.48
Overtime $15.63 - $30.43
Annual Data $0$39K
Bonus $151.01 - $2,980
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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$24,427 - $39,510
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 404

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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

Pay by Experience for an Insurance Verifier has a positive trend. An entry-level Insurance Verifier with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 238 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Insurance Verifier with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 148 salaries. An experienced Insurance Verifier which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 85 salaries. An Insurance Verifier with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 16 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,999

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

For Insurance Verifiers, working in the bustling city of Fort Worth has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Insurance Verifiers will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+10 percent) and Houston (+9 percent). San Antonio ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 6 percent below the national average.

Insurance Verifier Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Insurance Verifier?

Insurance Verifier in Pittsburgh:
Pros: I like knowing that I make a difference.
Cons: Not getting paid appropriately for the amount of work I do.

Insurance Verifier in Tampa:
Pros: Pleasant interactions with all co-workers.
Cons: Extremely high turn over rate on job stability with other members of the team which puts a strain on everyone else maintaining productivity.

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
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Insurance Verifier Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

▲11%

▲1%

National Average
$31,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Insurance Verifier Salaries

Medical Terminology
▲7%

authorizations
▲1%

National Average
$31,000

Insurance
▼1%


Scheduling
▼3%

Data Entry
▼3%

Typing
▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 21%
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