Credentialing Specialist Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Credentialing Specialist is $16.17 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Credentialing Specialist Total Pay (?
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$29,054 - $50,602
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $38,728
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Credentialing Specialist Total Pay (?
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$12.38 - $21.35
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,054 - $50,602  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,915  
Profit Sharing
$964 - $3,117  
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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$26,626 - $47,655  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,475
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.38 - $21.35  
   
Overtime
$14.58 - $30.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,915  
   
Profit Sharing
$964 - $3,117  
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).
)
$26,626 - $47,655  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,475
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Job Description for Credentialing Specialist

  • Correspond with medical staff to obtain information or inform them of credentialing status or changes.
  • Maintain records of applications and verification letters.
  • Release information to persons and agencies according to regulations.
  • Evaluate information on applications to verify completeness and accuracy.

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Pay by Experience Level for Credentialing Specialist

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

Pay Difference By Location

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Minneapolis
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Portland
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Dallas
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Baltimore
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Philadelphia
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St. Louis
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Atlanta
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Indianapolis
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Nashville
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National Average
$36,000
Orlando
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San Antonio
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Boca Raton
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Experience Affects Credentialing Specialist Salaries

National Average
$36,000

Skills That Affect Credentialing Specialist Salaries

Office Administration
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HIPAA Compliance
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Medical Credentialing
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Credentialing
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National Average
$36,000
Billing
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 242 votes.

Gender

Female
94%
female alumni
 
Male
6%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 17%
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