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Credentialing Coordinator Salary (United States)

Women account for the majority of Credentialing Coordinators in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $17.54 per hour. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Credentialing Coordinator Salary (?
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$32,709 - $54,537
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MEDIAN: $42,287
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Credentialing Coordinator Salary (?
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$13.25 - $23.08
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$32,709 - $54,537  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,553  
Total Pay (?
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$29,274 - $51,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 182
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.25 - $23.08  
   
Overtime
$18.24 - $32.66  
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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$0.00 - $2,553  
   
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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$29,274 - $51,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 393
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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.

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Credentialing Coordinators note just a narrow range of job skills. Medical Credentialing and Insurance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that pay less than market rate include Insurance.

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. Credentialing Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $44K. For some reason, Credentialing Coordinators with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $42K.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Cincinnati
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National Average
$39,000
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St. Louis
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For Credentialing Coordinators, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Credentialing Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+15 percent) and Chicago (+14 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Credentialing Coordinators is geography, with workers in Fort Worth earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average. Employers in Miami and St. Louis also lean toward paying below-median salaries (10 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Credentialing Coordinator Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$39,000
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Skills That Affect Credentialing Coordinator Salaries

Medical Credentialing
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National Average
$39,000
Insurance
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 14%