Insurance Verifier Salary

Women account for the majority of Insurance Verifiers in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $14.61 per hour. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most Insurance Verifiers report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,421 - $42,077
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$33K
$42K
MEDIAN: $32,856
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$11.69 - $18.36
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$28,421 - $42,077  
   
Bonus
$147.95 - $3,041  
Total Pay (?
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$24,512 - $39,535  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.69 - $18.36  
   
Overtime
$11.24 - $30.43  
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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$24,512 - $39,535  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 363

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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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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: $30,758

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

Insurance Verifiers will find that Fort Worth offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 34 percent. Insurance Verifiers will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+11 percent), Houston (+10 percent), Los Angeles (+8 percent), and Miami (+1 percent). With compensation 5 percent below the national average, San Antonio is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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 59 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Insurance Verifier Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

▲11%

▲1%

National Average
$31,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Insurance Verifier Salaries

Medical Terminology
▲8%

authorizations
▲2%

Insurance
▼0%

National Average
$31,000


Scheduling
▼2%

Typing
▼3%

Data Entry
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 20%