The average salary for a Provider Relations Specialist is $52,479.
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Job Description for Provider Relations Specialist
Provider relations specialists are responsible for providing customer support on behalf of their companies, particularly to physicians. The salaries of these specialists often depend on their employers; those who work for Celene may make more than $50,000 per year, while those who work for Magellan may make about $40,000 per year. Provider relations specialists work primarily in office environments. They work regularly with their employers (to improve customer service) clients, co-workers, supe…Read more
Provider Relations Specialist Tasks
- Assist with the full range of provider relations and service interactions, including working on end-to-end provider claim and call quality and training and development of external provider education programs.
- May also be involved in identifying and remediating claims.
- Build and nurture positive relationships between the health plan, providers (physician, hospital, ancillary, etc.), and practice managers.
Popular Employer Salaries for Provider Relations Specialist
The top respondents for the job title Provider Relations Specialist are from the companies Centene Corporation, UnitedHealth Group and Corvel Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at UnitedHealth Group where the average pay is $59,994. Corvel Corporation pays the lowest at around $38,872.
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Popular Skills for Provider Relations Specialist
Skills in Contract Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Problem Solving.
Pay by Experience Level for Provider Relations Specialist
An entry-level Provider Relations Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,082 based on 58 salaries. An early career Provider Relations Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,786 based on 146 salaries. A mid-career Provider Relations Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,758 based on 89 salaries. An experienced Provider Relations Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,484 based on 64 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $56,712.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Provider Relations Specialist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 16.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (9.2% less), Boston, Massachusetts (6.4% less) and San Antonio, Texas (4.7% less).
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