$34,548
Avg. Salary
$14.54
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$900

Bonus

$241

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Referral Specialist is $14.54 per hour.

The average pay for a Referral Specialist is $34,548 per year.

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$11.43
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$14.54
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$18.30
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MEDIAN $14.54
10%
$26k
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$35k
50%
$59k
90%
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MEDIAN $34,548
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MEDIAN: $34,548
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$0$58K
Salary $26,064 - $58,723
Bonus $5.00 - $2,035
Profit Sharing $241
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,987 - $39,483
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 30
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $11.43 - $18.30
Overtime $18.10 - $34.15
Annual Data $0$39K
Bonus $5.00 - $2,035
Profit Sharing $241
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,987 - $39,483
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 319

Job Description for Referral Specialist

Referral specialists typically work in office settings within the medical field, and are responsible for ensuring that a patient's insurance allows them to access the services of the specialist's health care provider. They also handle the pre-certification of procedures which require the approval of insurance companies. They generally report to an immediate supervisor, but larger practices may employ one specialist to oversee the others. An associate's degree and/or approximately two years of work experience are generally required for the position.

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Referral Specialist Tasks
  • Schedule and confirm patient diagnostic appointments, surgeries and medical consultations.
  • Maintain referral records and report on data.
  • Performs patient referrals and authorizations by completing and submitting documents and discussing with providers, insurance carriers and patients.
  • Ensure that follow-up referral appointments and reports were kept and received.
  • Prepare medical records prior to patient visit.

Referral Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Referral Specialist

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
82%
5-9 years
13%

Skills That Affect Referral Specialist Salaries

Insurance
▼0%

National Average
$31,000

Customer Service
▼2%

Medical Terminology
▼4%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 18%