Referral Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$33,000
$29,000
$33,000
$37,000
Referral specialists in the United States make an average salary of $33,290 per year or $16.01 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $29,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $37,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, California, Illinois, Iowa, and Rhode Island provide the highest referral specialist salaries.
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Map of Referral Specialist Salaries

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

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Average Referral Specialist Salary By Location

While a referral specialist can average a salary of $33,290 per year, or $16.01 per hour, there are many opportunities for referral specialists to make more. For example, in San Jose, CA you might make $42,695 per year. Other high-paying locations include Chicago, IL, West Des Moines, IA and Providence, RI. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Jose, CA where the average starting salary is $31,000. The highest paying states for referral specialists include Alaska, California and Illinois. Meanwhile, Idaho, Wyoming, and South Carolina offer the lowest salaries.

Average Referral Specialist Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Anthem and Aetna as they offer the highest salaries for referral specialists.

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Referral Specialist Salary History

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Referral Specialist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a referral specialist can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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.

Recently Added Referral Specialist Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Referral Specialist-Healthconnect
Referral Specialist-Healthconnect
07/29/2020
07/29/2020
$33,392
$33,392
07/29/2020
AIM Specialty Health-Referral Specialist I-Glendale, Ca-Ps37490
AIM Specialty Health-Referral Specialist I-Glendale, Ca-Ps37490
07/22/2020
07/22/2020
$38,422
$38,422
07/22/2020
Referral Specialist
Referral Specialist
07/18/2020
07/18/2020
$33,392
$33,392
07/18/2020
Resource and Referral Specialist
Resource and Referral Specialist
07/10/2020
07/10/2020
$30,241
$30,241
07/10/2020
Referral Specialist
Referral Specialist
07/06/2020
07/06/2020
$31,305
$31,305
07/06/2020
Peace Health
Peace Health
Referral/Pre-Auth Specialist
Referral/Pre-Auth Specialist
Referral/Pre-Auth Specialist
06/30/2020
06/30/2020
$36,022
$36,022
06/30/2020
University of Utah
University of Utah
Referral Specialist
Referral Specialist
Referral Specialist
06/27/2020
06/27/2020
$25,086
$25,086
06/27/2020
Referral Specialist-South Austin
Referral Specialist-South Austin
06/25/2020
06/25/2020
$31,305
$31,305
06/25/2020
City of Ocala, Fl
City of Ocala, Fl
Outreach and Referral Specialist
Outreach and Referral Specialist
Outreach and Referral Specialist
06/19/2020
06/19/2020
$41,000
$41,000
06/19/2020
A-Line Staffing Solutions
A-Line Staffing Solutions
Referral Specialist 1
Referral Specialist 1
Referral Specialist 1
05/27/2020
05/27/2020
$31,305
$31,305
05/27/2020