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Credentialing Coordinator Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Credentialing Coordinators in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $17.55 per hour. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,703 - $54,278
(Median)
$33K
$42K
$54K
MEDIAN: $42,157
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$13.44 - $23.43
(Median)
$13
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$32,703 - $54,278  
   
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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$29,298 - $51,254  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 200
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.44 - $23.43  
   
Overtime
$18.65 - $32.67  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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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).
)
$29,298 - $51,254  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 473
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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 advance into the role of a Credentialing Manager are fairly uncommon. Credentialing Managers on average earn $51K per year.

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Survey takers who work as Credentialing Coordinators typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Medical Credentialing, Credentialing, and Insurance can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Insurance. Those with knowledge of Credentialing tend to be skilled in Medical Credentialing as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Credentialing Coordinator

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


The average beginner in this position makes around $36K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $41K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $44K in this role. 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 9%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$39,000


Skills That Affect Credentialing Coordinator Salaries

Medical Credentialing
0%

Credentialing
0%

National Average
$39,000

Insurance
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 134 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: 59% employee benefits None: 13%
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