Average Medical / Health Claims Examiner Hourly Pay

$18.62
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$1,100
Bonus
$2,000
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The average hourly pay for a Medical / Health Claims Examiner is $18.62.
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$14.61
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$18.62
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$25.20
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$15 - $25
Bonus
$484 - $3,641
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$1,000 - $3,931
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$30,563 - $56,275
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What Do Medical / Health Claims Examiners Do?

Medical / Health Claims Examiner Tasks
  • Make claim settlement determinations to authorize or deny payment based on policy and practices.
  • Update claims with additional information as required and monitor itemized billings for unauthorized charges.
  • Examine and verify accuracy and completeness of complex medical claims according to regulatory guidelines.

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What Are Popular Skills for Medical / Health Claims Examiners?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Medicaid & Medicare Billing, Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding, Medical Coding, Claim Handling and Medical Terminology.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Medical / Health Claims Examiners?

An entry-level Medical / Health Claims Examiner with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.56 based on 11 salaries. An early career Medical / Health Claims Examiner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.64 based on 64 salaries. A mid-career Medical / Health Claims Examiner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.89 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Medical / Health Claims Examiner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.24 based on 80 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Medical / Health Claims Examiner in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 13.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Long Beach, California (10.4% more) and Dallas, Texas (4.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (17.1% less), Birmingham, Alabama (10.6% less) and Portland, Oregon (6.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 253 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.3%
Early Career
25.3%
Mid Career
18.6%
Experienced
31.6%
Late Career
20.2%