The average hourly pay for a Referral Specialist with Insurance skills is $15.16.
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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
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Customer Service, Scheduling and Call Center Operations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and 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 $13.94 based on 52 salaries. An early career Referral Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.50 based on 146 salaries. A mid-career Referral Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.70 based on 90 salaries. An experienced Referral Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.58 based on 78 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Referral Specialist in their job title in Tulsa, Oklahoma earn an average of 23.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Austin, Texas (13.2% more) and Denver, Colorado (8.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (17.8% less) and Charleston, South Carolina (6.3% less).
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