Medical / Health Claims Examiner Salary (United States)

A Medical / Health Claims Examiner earns an average wage of $16.43 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Medical / Health Claims Examiner Total Pay (?
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$30,129 - $53,182
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MEDIAN: $38,911
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Medical / Health Claims Examiner Total Pay (?
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$12.18 - $21.48
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,129 - $53,182  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $1,965  
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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$27,206 - $50,363  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 316
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.18 - $21.48  
   
Overtime
$12.26 - $33.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $1,965  
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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$27,206 - $50,363  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 316
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Job Description for Medical / Health Claims Examiner
  • Examine and verify accuracy and completeness of complex medical claims according to regulatory guidelines.
  • Update claims with additional information as required and monitor itemized billings for unauthorized charges.
  • Make claim settlement determinations to authorize or deny payment based on policy and practices.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical / Health Claims Examiner
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Los Angeles
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National Average
$37,000
Houston
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Experience Affects Medical / Health Claims Examiner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%
Experienced
up arrow 4%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$37,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%
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Gender
Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 15%
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