Credentialing Coordinator Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Credentialing Coordinators in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $17.65 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,489 - $54,274
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$32K
$42K
$54K
MEDIAN: $42,298
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$13.44 - $23.47
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$13
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$32,489 - $54,274  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,439  
Total Pay (?
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$29,232 - $51,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 190
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.44 - $23.47  
   
Overtime
$18.18 - $32.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,439  
   
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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$29,232 - $51,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 442

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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 who move on to become Credentialing Managers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Credentialing Managers get paid an average of $51K per year.

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Survey results show that Credentialing Coordinators typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Credentialing, Medical Credentialing, and Insurance can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Credentialing Coordinator

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $36K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $41K. On average, Credentialing Coordinators make $44K following one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $42K on average.

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Experience Affects Credentialing Coordinator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Credentialing Coordinator Salaries

Credentialing
up arrow 2%

Medical Credentialing
0%

National Average
$39,000

Insurance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 133 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 13%