Credentialing Coordinator Salary

Credentialing Coordinators in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $17.98 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Job satisfaction for Credentialing Coordinators is high. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,338 - $59,305
$36K
$46K
$59K
MEDIAN: $45,939
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$14.39 - $23.89
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MEDIAN: $17.98
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$0$59K
Salary $36,338 - $59,305
Bonus $299.33 - $3,171
Profit Sharing $1,713
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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$31,144 - $54,225
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 232
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $14.39 - $23.89
Overtime $20.87 - $34.58
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $299.33 - $3,171
Profit Sharing $1,713
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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$31,144 - $54,225
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 525

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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. The most common promotion for Credentialing Coordinators is a Medical Staff Coordinator position, which usually brings in $39K a year. Another standard transition for Credentialing Coordinators seeking advancement is to assume a Credentialing Supervisor role, where pay is often $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: $40,673

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

Los Angeles is home to an above-average pay rate for Credentialing Coordinators, 17 percent higher than the national average. Credentialing Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+15 percent), New York (+14 percent), Houston (+11 percent), and Dallas (+9 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 6 percent south of the national average, can be found in Tampa. Employers pay around 6 percent less in Miami and 4 percent less in Nashville, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Credentialing Coordinator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Credentialing Coordinator?

Credentialing Coordinator in Philadelphia:
"I am doing two jobs."
Pros: I don't.
Cons: How it was dumped on me. How I am working two jobs and never got an increase for the 2nd one. Very demanding, very detailed oriented. It is just too much to get done.

Credentialing Coordinator in Los Angeles:
"Work Flexibility."
Pros: Perks.
Cons: Disorganization.

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Key Stats for Credentialing Coordinator

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 111 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Credentialing Coordinator Salaries

▲10%

▲7%

▲4%

National Average
$41,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Credentialing Coordinator Salaries



National Average
$41,000

Microsoft Office
▼15%

Insurance
▼22%

Microsoft Excel
▼34%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 17%
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