Authorization Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$33,000
$27,000
Min 10%
$33,000
Median 50%
$40,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
UnitedHealth Group
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
New York
Average Experience Level
2.2 years
How much does an authorization specialist make?
As an Authorization Specialist in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $33,214 per year or $15.97 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $40,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $27,000 per year. Health Care companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The top 5 states when it comes to Authorization Specialist salaries are New York, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. The typical employment in the position spans 2.2 years.

Average Authorization Specialist Salary By Location

Across America, Authorization Specialists make on average $33,214 annually or $15.97 hourly. The top city when it comes to Authorization Specialist salaries is New York, NY at $55,209 per year. The average starting salary in New York, NY for Authorization Specialists is $29,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Authorization Specialist salaries are New York, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. Tennessee, Georgia, Oklahoma, Florida, and Arkansas have the lowest reported salaries for Authorization Specialists.

Map of Authorization Specialist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Authorization Specialists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Authorization Specialist Salary By Company

Authorization Specialists report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Health Care companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Authorization Specialists. UnitedHealth Group and Bayer are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Providence Health & Services and CVS Health report highly competitive salaries for Authorization Specialists.

Authorization Specialist Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Authorization Specialist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Authorization Specialist can range from $20,168 to $52,257 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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$26,296
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01/30/2020
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$39,653
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Authorization Specialist
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01/20/2020
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$41,740
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Authorization Specialist
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12/24/2019
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$41,740
$41,740
Authorization Specialist
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12/19/2019
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$35,479
$35,479
Authorization Specialist
Authorization Specialist
11/27/2019
11/27/2019
$35,479
$35,479
Authorization Specialist
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10/30/2019
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$41,600
$41,600
Authorization Specialist
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10/25/2019
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$33,392
$33,392
Authorization Specialist
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09/27/2019
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$37,566
$37,566
Authorization Specialist
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09/06/2019
$32,349
$32,349