Average Authorization Coordinator Hourly Pay

$16.39
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$540
Bonus
$850
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The average hourly pay for an Authorization Coordinator is $16.39.
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$12.90
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$16.39
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$21.18
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What Do Authorization Coordinators Do?

Authorization Coordinator Tasks
  • Interview and assist patients with authorization documents, as appropriate.
  • Maintain appropriate logs or reports according to professional, state, and federal requirements.
  • Monitor and track patient authorizations, informing supervisor of any expired dates.
  • Ensure payment for services by verifying benefits with insurance provider.
  • Obtain, review and input insurance authorization and referrals prior to patient services.

Job Satisfaction for Authorization Coordinator

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What Are Popular Skills for Authorization Coordinators?

Skills in Medical Terminology, Insurance, Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medical Coding.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Authorization Coordinators?

An entry-level Authorization Coordinator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.72 based on 16 salaries. An early career Authorization Coordinator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.58 based on 217 salaries. A mid-career Authorization Coordinator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.03 based on 102 salaries. An experienced Authorization Coordinator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.77 based on 109 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Authorization Coordinator in their job title in Nashville, Tennessee earn an average of 19.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (17.3% more) and Dallas, Texas (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (8.5% less), Phoenix, Arizona (2.7% less) and Miami, Florida (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 480 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.3%
Early Career
45.2%
Mid Career
21.3%
Experienced
22.7%
Late Career
7.5%