Medical Claims Analyst Salary

Median pay for Medical Claims Analysts in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $17.03 per hour. Job satisfaction for Medical Claims Analysts is high. There are far more female Medical Claims Analysts who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 87 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$31,469 - $58,881
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MEDIAN: $40,188
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$13.36 - $21.80
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,469 - $58,881  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,430  
Profit Sharing
$400.00  
Total Pay (?
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$28,957 - $53,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.36 - $21.80  
   
Overtime
$19.73 - $30.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,430  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00  
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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$28,957 - $53,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 122

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Job Description for Medical Claims Analyst

Medical claims analysts typically work for insurance companies as the person who verifies or audits medical claims to ensure the accuracy of company reimbursement payments. They usually work at a computer workstation in an office environment. Because the job is highly computerized, many companies offer flexible, remote, or work-from-home shifts.

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Medical Claims Analyst Tasks

  • Communicate with patients, payers and insurance to follow up and resolve claims.
  • Work with patients to set up payment plans and confirm coverage and claim status.
  • Process denials, refunds, appeals and claim status.
  • Create reports and documentation for regulatory bodies, lawyers and other groups.
  • Analyze database and contracts to make adjustments, report on current state and research claims.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Claims Analyst

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


For Medical Claims Analysts, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $36K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $37K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $39K in this role. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $41K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Key Stats for Medical Claims Analyst

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Medical Claims Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
▲8%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼4%

Skills That Affect Medical Claims Analyst Salaries

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▲3%

Medical Coding
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

Medical Terminology
▼5%

Claim Handling
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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