Refund Specialist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Refund Specialist is $14.69 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Refund Specialist Total Pay (?
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$26,179 - $43,278
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MEDIAN: $34,372
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Refund Specialist Total Pay (?
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$10.86 - $19.52
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$26,179 - $43,278  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,684  
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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$23,659 - $41,732  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.86 - $19.52  
   
Overtime
$10.14 - $31.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,684  
   
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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$23,659 - $41,732  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Job Description for Refund Specialist

  • Maintain and analyze data about patient cases requiring reimbursement support.
  • Work with treatment providers and insurance companies to obtain payment authorizations.
  • Serve as a patient advocate to identify reimbursement coverage options or identify reimbursement options for non-insured patients.
  • Record and monitor insurance authorizations to ensure payment compliance and treatment continuity.

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Experience Affects Refund Specialist Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 11%
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