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Medical Claims Analyst Salary

Median pay for Medical Claims Analysts in the United States is around $15.54 per hour. There are far more female Medical Claims Analysts who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 83 percent. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance.
$30,630 - $65,423
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MEDIAN: $40,982
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$12.29 - $21.60
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$30,630 - $65,423  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,939  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $4,250  
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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$27,455 - $55,912  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 89
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.29 - $21.60  
   
Overtime
$18.04 - $32.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,939  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $4,250  
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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$27,455 - $55,912  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 141
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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

  • 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.
  • Process denials, refunds, appeals and claim status.
  • 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.

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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.


Medical Claims Analysts with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $33K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $37K. Medical Claims Analysts see a median salary of $39K after reaching one to two decades on the job. As Medical Claims Analysts reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $45K.

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Experience Affects Medical Claims Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 10%