$38,000
Avg. Salary
$16.76
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Authorization Specialist in Detroit, Michigan is $16.76 per hour.

The average pay for an Authorization Specialist in Detroit, Michigan is $38,000 per year.

10%
$15.43
10%
$16.76
50%
$19.29
90%
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MEDIAN $16.76
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$38k
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MEDIAN $38,000
$15.43 - $19.29
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MEDIAN: $16.76
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Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $16.76
Overtime $25.00
Annual Data $0$52K
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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$25,491 - $52,449
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description for Authorization Specialist

An authorization specialist usually works for a company that deals with insurance claims, such as a hospital, automotive shop, or private medical practice. The authorization specialist will take insurance information from clients and will determine if authorization is necessary for the services that are needed.

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Authorization Specialist 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.

About Detroit, Michigan

Wayne County, Michigan
677,124
Male:
319,265 (47.2%)
Female:
357,859 (52.8%)
Detroit (/dᵻˈtrɔɪt/) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the fourth-largest city in the Midwest and the largest city on the United States–Canada border. It is the seat of Wayne County, the most populous county in the state. The municipality of Detroit had a 2015 estimated population of 677,116, making it the 21st-most populous city in the United States. The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home to 4.3 million people and lies at the heart of the Great Lakes Megalopolis area, with around 60 million people. Roughly one-half of Michigan's population lives in Metro Detroit alone. The Detroit–Windsor area, a commercial link straddling the Canada–U.S. border, has a total population of about 5.7 million. Detroit is a major port on the Detroit River, a strait that connects the Great Lakes system to the Saint Lawrence Seaway. The Detroit Metropolitan Airport is among the most important hubs...
Detroit:
$25,980
Michigan:
$51,084
$747
Detroit:
$42,600
Michigan:
$137,500
10.9%

Authorization Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Authorization Specialist

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
33%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 20%