Credentialing Coordinator Salary

Women comprise the majority of Credentialing Coordinators in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $17.69 per hour on average. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Credentialing Coordinators is high. A fair number enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$36,106 - $58,485
$36K
$45K
$58K
MEDIAN: $45,032
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$14.22 - $23.61
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$24
MEDIAN: $17.69
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$36,106 - $58,485  
   
Bonus
$299.00 - $3,048  
Profit Sharing
$1,526  
Total Pay (?
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$30,806 - $52,929  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 223
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.22 - $23.61  
   
Overtime
$20.65 - $34.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$299.00 - $3,048  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,526  
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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$30,806 - $52,929  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 517

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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

  • Ensure credentialing, full or mini, for designated contractors in an organization.
  • Maintain knowledge of jurisdictional requirements and document credentialing changes as needed.
  • Communicate credentialing requirements and documents as needed.

Common Career Paths for Credentialing Coordinator


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Many Credentialing Coordinators move into a Credentialing Manager role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $52K per year. A Medical Staff Coordinator role is the most common promotion for Credentialing Coordinators moving up the ladder. Pay for this role tends to be $39K per year. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Credentialing Coordinators is a Credentialing Supervisor position, where earnings are usually $48K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Credentialing Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Credentialing Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Credentialing Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 420 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Credentialing Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 243 salaries. An experienced Credentialing Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 175 salaries. A Credentialing Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 51 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,983

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Credentialing Coordinators, busy Los Angeles offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 19 percent above the national average. Credentialing Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+17 percent), New York (+16 percent), Houston (+13 percent), and Dallas (+11 percent). Tampa is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 4 percent. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Miami and Nashville (4 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Credentialing Coordinator

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Credentialing Coordinator Salaries

▲12%

▲8%

▲6%

National Average
$40,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Credentialing Coordinator Salaries



National Average
$40,000

Microsoft Office
▼13%

Insurance
▼20%

Microsoft Excel
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 17%