Credentialing Coordinator Salary

Women comprise the majority of Credentialing Coordinators in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $17.55 per hour on average. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,740 - $53,900
(Median)
$33K
$42K
$54K
MEDIAN: $42,251
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$13.46 - $23.52
(Median)
$13
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$32,740 - $53,900  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,088  
Profit Sharing
$125.00 - $1,300  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,365 - $51,218  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 212
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.46 - $23.52  
   
Overtime
$18.68 - $32.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,088  
   
Profit Sharing
$125.00 - $1,300  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,365 - $51,218  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 487
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Job Description for Credentialing Coordinator

A credentialing coordinator is responsible for organizing, maintaining, and verifying all aspects of the credentialing process for healthcare practitioners in a health care-related facility. In all activities, they must comply with all legal and regulatory policies and procedures. Most of the time, the credentialing coordinator is in charge of contacting medical office staff and insurance providers, as well as communicating with healthcare administrators to maintain up-to-date files on physicians, technicians, and nurses. Additionally, the credentialing coordinator is responsible for answering inquiries regarding providers' credential status and working with colleagues to ensure the accuracy of all files by tracking the expiration of licenses and certifications. These professionals generally work full time in a health care setting, and they are usually under the supervision of the credentialing manager or medical staff coordinator.

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Credentialing Coordinator Tasks

  • Communicate credentialing requirements and documents as needed.
  • Maintain knowledge of jurisdictional requirements and document credentialing changes as needed.
  • Ensure credentialing, full or mini, for designated contractors in an organization.

Common Career Paths for Credentialing Coordinator


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Credentialing Coordinators do not often transition into Credentialing Manager roles. The role averages $51K per year.

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Typical Credentialing Coordinators report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Medical Credentialing, Credentialing, and Insurance can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Insurance. Experience with Credentialing is often linked with knowledge of Medical Credentialing.

Pay by Experience Level for Credentialing Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $36K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $40K. For Credentialing Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $44K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $42K.

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Experience Affects Credentialing Coordinator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Credentialing Coordinator Salaries

Medical Credentialing
0%

National Average
$39,000

Credentialing
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Insurance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 135 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 13%
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