Credentialing Coordinator Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Credentialing Coordinators in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $17.57 per hour. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Credentialing Coordinators. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,505 - $53,748

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$13.44 - $23.50

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$32,505 - $53,748  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,059  
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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$29,351 - $51,066  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 217
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.44 - $23.50  
   
Overtime
$18.38 - $32.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,059  
   
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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$29,351 - $51,066  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 501
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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 report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Credentialing, Medical 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. Many workers who know Credentialing also know Medical Credentialing.

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 $40K. Credentialing Coordinators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $44K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $42K.

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Experience Affects Credentialing Coordinator Salaries

Experienced
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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 17%

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: 83% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 13%
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