Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Disability Specialist is $46,798
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Disability Specialists?
An entry-level Disability Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $42,000 based on 7 salaries. An early career Disability Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,494 based on 43 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Disability Specialists Do?
Disability specialists help people with disabilities to get the support they need in places like schools, nursing homes, religious organizations, and human services agencies, as well as receive the extra help that is necessary to best utilize the facilities.
Disability specialists may manage cases of several people, so it's important to be able to multitask while working quickly and accurately. They must also maintain a large network of support services to be sought by patients, such as …Read more
- Determine eligibility for assistance, benefits, and other resources.
- Ensure proper documentation.
- Answer client questions.
- Assess and approve claims.