Credentialing Coordinator Salary

Credentialing Coordinators in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $17.58 per hour for pay. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Credentialing Coordinators. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$32,569 - $53,870
(Median)
$33K
$42K
$54K
MEDIAN: $42,043
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$13.45 - $23.53
(Median)
$13
$18
$24
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$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$32,569 - $53,870  
   
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 - $51,173  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 213
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.45 - $23.53  
   
Overtime
$18.41 - $32.62  
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 - $2,059  
   
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 - $51,173  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 495
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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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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Credentialing Coordinators who took the survey. 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. 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.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $36K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $40K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Credentialing Coordinators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $44K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $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%

Credentialing
0%

National Average
$39,000

Insurance
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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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