What Does a Professional in this Career Do?
Provides assistance and information for people who apply for a government benefits program or health care program. Answers questions, assists with an application process, and reviews applications and relevant background information to determine eligibility. Assists eligible applicants with enrolling in a program.
There were 214 Enrollment Specialist job postings in North Carolina in the past year and 9877 in the United States.
In combination with other careers in the Enrollment / Eligibility Specialist industry, which includes the Enrollment Specialist career, the following graph shows the number of people employed for each year since 2012:
Many new Enrollment Specialist jobs have salaries estimated to be in the following ranges, based on the requirements and responsibilities listed in job postings from the past year.
The average estimated salary in the United States for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $39,732.
The average estimated salary in North Carolina for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $39,658.
Percentiles represent the percentage that is lower than the value. For example, 25% of estimated salaries for Enrollment Specialist postings in the United States in the past year were lower than $33,481.
Education and Experience
Posted Enrollment Specialist jobs typically require the following level of education. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list education requirements.
Posted Enrollment Specialist jobs typically require the following number of years of experience. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list experience requirements.
|Years of Experience||Percentage|
|0 to 2 years||63%|
|3 to 5 years||35%|
|6 to 8 years||1%|
Below are listings of the most common general and specialized skills Enrollment Specialist positions expect applicants to have as well as the most common skills that distinguish individuals from their peers. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is also listed.
A skill that is required across a broad range of occupations, including this one.
- Communication Skills (45%)
- Detail-Oriented (28%)
- Microsoft Office (27%)
- Microsoft Excel (23%)
- Organizational Skills (23%)
A core skill for this occupation, it occurs frequently in job postings.
- Customer Service (28%)
- Data Entry (15%)
- Customer Billing (14%)
- Case Management (11%)
A skill that is requested frequently in this occupation but isn’t specific to it.
- Scheduling (17%)
- Sales (10%)
- Appointment Setting (9%)
- Customer Contact (7%)
- Vaccination (7%)
A skill that may distinguish a subset of the occupation.
- Medicare/Medicaid Knowledge (5%)
- Managed Care (4%)
Alternative Job Titles
Sometimes employers post jobs with Enrollment Specialist skills but a different job title. Some common alternative job titles include:
- Enrollment Coordinator
- Case Coordinator
- Provider Enrollment Specialist
- Patient Enrollment Specialist I
If you are interested in exploring occupations with similar skills, you may want to research the following job titles. Note that we only list occupations that have at least one corresponding NC State Online and Distance Education program.
- Eligibility Specialist
- Enrollment / Admission Counselor
- Admissions Administrator
- Academic / Guidance Counselor
- Financial Aid Counselor / Specialist
Here are the employers that have posted the most Enrollment Specialist jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.
- Public Consulting Group (324)
- Anthem Blue Cross (252)
- Evolent Health (186)
- Choosy Brand (147)
- Change Healthcare (125)
- Envision (7)
- Public Consulting Group (6)
- Evolent Health (6)
- Anthem Blue Cross (5)
- Rha Health Services (5)
NC State Programs Relevant to this Career
If you are interested in preparing for a career in this field, the following NC State Online and Distance Education programs offer a great place to start!