Credentialing Coordinators in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $17.69 per hour for pay. Location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Credentialing Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$35,358 - $58,673
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$59K
MEDIAN: $44,562
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$14.13 - $23.82
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$35,358 - $58,673  
   
Bonus
$299.00 - $3,020  
Profit Sharing
$300.00  
Total Pay (?
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$30,599 - $52,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 225
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.13 - $23.82  
   
Overtime
$20.61 - $33.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$299.00 - $3,020  
   
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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$30,599 - $52,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 527

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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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It's not very common for Credentialing Coordinators to move on to become Credentialing Managers. Average pay for a Credentialing Manager is $52K annually. It is more probable, however, that Credentialing Coordinators become Credentialing Specialists or Medical Staff Coordinators.

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Pay by Experience Level for Credentialing Coordinator

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $36K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $42K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Credentialing Coordinators make a median salary of $44K. Credentialing Coordinators who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,576

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

For Credentialing Coordinators, Los Angeles provides a pay rate that is 23 percent greater than the national average. Credentialing Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+18 percent), New York (+17 percent), Houston (+13 percent), and Dallas (+12 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Miami, 3 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers salaries are below the median are Nashville and Denver (1 percent lower).

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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 103 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


Late-Career
up arrow 11%


National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Credentialing Coordinator Salaries



National Average
$40,000

Insurance
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 103 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: 58%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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