The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Referral Specialist is $15.62.
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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 wo…Read more
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Popular Skills for Referral Specialist
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Skills in Customer Service, Insurance, Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medical Terminology.
Pay by Experience Level for Referral Specialist
An entry-level Referral Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.89 based on 120 salaries. An early career Referral Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.55 based on 313 salaries. An experienced Referral Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.66 based on 138 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
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