Medical Claims Analyst Salary

Medical Claims Analysts in the United States can expect to earn an average of $17.16 per hour. Job satisfaction for Medical Claims Analysts is high. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 86 percent of Medical Claims Analysts are female. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$31,546 - $60,161
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MEDIAN: $40,078
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$13.33 - $22.09
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,546 - $60,161  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,916  
Profit Sharing
$393.05  
Total Pay (?
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$28,985 - $52,533  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$13.33 - $22.09  
   
Overtime
$19.06 - $29.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,916  
   
Profit Sharing
$393.05  
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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$28,985 - $52,533  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 125

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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

Pay by Experience for a Medical Claims Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Claims Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 70 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Claims Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Medical Claims Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 59 salaries. A Medical Claims Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 26 salaries.

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Key Stats for Medical Claims Analyst

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Medical Claims Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

▲3%

National Average
$38,000

▼1%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Medical Claims Analyst Salaries


Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▲4%


National Average
$38,000

Claim Handling
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 18%
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