Avg. Salary
$15.99
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Authorization Specialist in Phoenix, Arizona is $15.99 per hour.

The average pay for an Authorization Specialist in Phoenix, Arizona is {{pay}} per year.

10%
$13.77
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$15.99
50%
$19.58
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Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $13.77 - $19.58
Overtime $28.45
Annual Data $0$40K
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$28,651 - $40,721
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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 Phoenix, Arizona

Maricopa County, Arizona
1,563,001
Male:
786,833 (50.3%)
Female:
776,168 (49.7%)
Phoenix (/ˈfiːnᵻks/) is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. With 1,563,025 people (as of 2015), Phoenix is the sixth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than 1 million residents. Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix metropolitan area, also known as the Valley of the Sun, which in turn is a part of the Salt River Valley. The metropolitan area is the 12th largest by population in the United States, with approximately 4.3 million people as of 2010. In addition, Phoenix is the county seat of Maricopa County and, at 517.9 square miles (1,341 km2), it is the largest city in the state, nearly twice the size of Tucson and one of the largest cities in the United States. Settled in 1867 as an agricultural community near the confluence of the...
Phoenix:
$48,452
Arizona:
$51,492
$922
Phoenix:
$200,800
Arizona:
$194,300
4.0%

Authorization Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Authorization Specialist

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
27%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 17%