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Recovery Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$34,000
$28,000
$34,000
$40,000
Did you know that the average recovery specialist makes $34,248 per year? That's valued at $16.47 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $28,000 and $40,000, meaning recovery specialists have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most recovery specialists find a job with insurance and health care companies, while others work for insurance, health care, and finance companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. New Jersey, New York and Connecticut are the top states in the U.S. to pay recovery specialists the highest salaries.
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Map of Recovery Specialist Salaries

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Average Salary

Average Recovery Specialist Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a recovery specialist is roughly $34,248 per year, which boils down to $16.47 per hour. Interestingly enough, recovery specialists have the highest salaries in New York, NY at about $45,096 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in New York, NY is $26,000. Additionally, recovery specialists make more than the average salary in Gloucester, NJ, Philadelphia, PA, Providence, RI, Weymouth Town, MA, and Baltimore, MD. On a more broad level, recovery specialist salaries are highest in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts. On the contrary, Utah, Montana, and Colorado offer the lowest recovery specialist salaries.

City
Average Salary
New York, NY
New York, NY
$45,096
$45k
Gloucester, NJ
Gloucester, NJ
$44,423
$44k
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA
$44,322
$44k
Providence, RI
Providence, RI
$43,842
$44k
Weymouth Town, MA
Weymouth Town, MA
$42,618
$43k
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD
$42,210
$42k
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA
$36,914
$37k
Houston, TX
Houston, TX
$36,278
$36k
Saint Paul, MN
Saint Paul, MN
$34,490
$34k
Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
$34,300
$34k

High Paying Recovery Specialist Jobs

Average Recovery Specialist Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a recovery specialist, being employed by a company such as Health Management Systems or MEDNAX would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Providence Health & Services and Change Healthcare also report highly competitive salaries for recovery specialists.

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Recovery Specialist Salary History

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    Recently Added Recovery Specialist Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    State of Oklahoma
    State of Oklahoma
    Consumer Recovery Specialist
    Consumer Recovery Specialist
    Consumer Recovery Specialist
    Oklahoma City, OK
    Oklahoma City, OK
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $27,500
    $27,500
    10/30/2020
    Recovery Specialist
    Recovery Specialist
    Harrisburg, PA
    Harrisburg, PA
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    10/29/2020
    San Diego Youth Services
    San Diego Youth Services
    Juvenile Recovery Specialist
    Juvenile Recovery Specialist
    Juvenile Recovery Specialist
    San Diego, CA
    San Diego, CA
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $36,000
    $36,000
    10/29/2020
    Recovery Specialist-3Rd Shift
    Recovery Specialist-3Rd Shift
    Saint Paul, MN
    Saint Paul, MN
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $29,218
    $29,218
    10/23/2020
    Recovery Specialist-Nights
    Recovery Specialist-Nights
    Arlington, TX
    Arlington, TX
    10/21/2020
    10/21/2020
    $28,091
    $28,091
    10/21/2020
    Maryland Government Jobs
    Maryland Government Jobs
    Peer Recovery Specialist II, Certified
    Peer Recovery Specialist II, Certified
    Peer Recovery Specialist II, Certified
    Maryland
    Maryland
    10/15/2020
    10/15/2020
    $30,637
    $30,637
    10/15/2020
    Veterans Inc.
    Veterans Inc.
    Recovery Specialist
    Recovery Specialist
    Recovery Specialist
    Shrewsbury, MA
    Shrewsbury, MA
    10/14/2020
    10/14/2020
    $33,100
    $33,100
    10/14/2020
    Spectrum Health Systems, Inc.
    Spectrum Health Systems, Inc.
    Recovery Specialist (Overnight Weekends)
    Recovery Specialist (Overnight Weekends)
    Recovery Specialist (Overnight Weekends)
    Weymouth Town, MA
    Weymouth Town, MA
    10/14/2020
    10/14/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    10/14/2020
    Recovery Specialist
    Recovery Specialist
    Oxnard, CA
    Oxnard, CA
    10/13/2020
    10/13/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    10/13/2020
    Insurance Recovery Specialist
    Insurance Recovery Specialist
    Oakbrook Terrace, IL
    Oakbrook Terrace, IL
    09/30/2020
    09/30/2020
    $35,479
    $35,479
    09/30/2020