Average Authorization Specialist Hourly Pay in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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The average hourly pay for an Authorization Specialist in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is $16.85.
MEDIAN $16.85
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $19
$0 - $588
Total Pay
$27,592 - $40,344

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Job Description for Authorization Specialist

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.

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Popular Skills for Authorization Specialist

Skills in Insurance, Medical Terminology and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Authorization Specialist

An early career Authorization Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.96 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Authorization Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.09 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Authorization Specialist in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 4.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (0.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Jacksonville, Florida (19.6% less), Tampa, Florida (13.4% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (5.1% less).

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