Credentialing Coordinator Salary

Credentialing Coordinators in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $17.59 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The majority of Credentialing Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$33,707 - $55,179
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$34K
$43K
$55K
MEDIAN: $42,757
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$13.60 - $23.69
(Median)
$14
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$33,707 - $55,179  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,066  
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
Total Pay (?
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$29,505 - $51,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 258
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.60 - $23.69  
   
Overtime
$18.44 - $32.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,066  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
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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$29,505 - $51,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 595
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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 might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Credentialing Manager, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $51K per year. A Credentialing Coordinator often moves on to become a Medical Staff Coordinator or a Credentialing Supervisor.

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Credentialing Coordinators usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Credentialing, Medical Credentialing, and Insurance can expect to be compensated well for these skills. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Insurance. Medical Credentialing is a skill commonly found among those who know Credentialing.

Pay by Experience Level for Credentialing Coordinator

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


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $36K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $41K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $44K in this role. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $41K.

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Experience Affects Credentialing Coordinator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

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
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 152 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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