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Medical Insurance Coordinator Salary (United States)

Women comprise the majority of Medical Insurance Coordinators in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $14.72 per hour on average. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, one-fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by just under a half. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
Medical Insurance Coordinator Salary (?
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$25,434 - $50,006
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MEDIAN: $38,175
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Medical Insurance Coordinator Salary (?
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$11.71 - $19.38
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,434 - $50,006  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,454  
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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$24,798 - $42,999  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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Hourly Rate
$11.71 - $19.38  
   
Overtime
$7.44 - $29.80  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,454  
   
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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$24,798 - $42,999  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 315
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Job Description for Medical Insurance Coordinator

The medical insurance coordinator is a position that is usually sought out by various healthcare organizations, such as doctor's offices and clinics. Generally, many companies will not have an education requirement for this job, but a few may ask for a high school diploma or an associate's degree. Likewise, some companies do not require any previous experience, although most do require that the applicant has had previous experience working with administration. It would be helpful to have coding experience, especially in the ICD-9-CM and CPT coding systems. Furthermore, some knowledge of diseases and various medical terminologies would also prove to be highly beneficial. A full knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of products is preferable. The medical insurance coordinator will usually be working indoors in an office environment.
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Medical Insurance Coordinator Tasks
  • Confirm insurance coverage with insurance companies by diagnostic and procedural codes.
  • Schedule appointments and procedures and verify insurance information.
  • Respond to patient inquiries by phone and email.
  • Perform data entry and filing to record patient and insurance data.

Common Career Paths for Medical Insurance Coordinator

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Medical Insurance Coordinators who transition into roles like Office Managers of Medical Offices — a position that pays $37K on average — are not commonly found.

Medical Insurance Coordinator Job Listings

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Medical Insurance Coordinators report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Medical Coding, Insurance, and Billing can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Billing. Many workers who know Insurance also know Medical Coding.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Insurance Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Medical Insurance Coordinators with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $30K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $34K. On average, Medical Insurance Coordinators make $35K following one to two decades on the job. Medical Insurance Coordinators who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Medical Insurance Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Medical Insurance Coordinator Salaries

Insurance
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Medical Coding
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National Average
$32,000
Billing
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
95%
female alumni
 
Male
5%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 27%