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Dental Financial Coordinator Salary

Dental Financial Coordinators in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $17.86 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to more than a third, and close to one-half earn dental coverage. Most Dental Financial Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$20,608 - $50,182
(Median)
$21K
$41K
$50K
MEDIAN: $40,694
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90%

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$13.79 - $22.77
(Median)
$14
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$20,608 - $50,182  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,973  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $1,500  
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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$29,022 - $49,679  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.79 - $22.77  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $34.36  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,973  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $1,500  
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).
)
$29,022 - $49,679  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 218

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Job Description for Dental Financial Coordinator

  • Prepare and distribute insurance education materials, including reports and bulletins.
  • Educate clinical staff in solving collection and registration issues.
  • Translate and explain insurance details and compliance procedures to patients.
  • Monitor current insurance practices, requirements, and forms.

Common Career Paths for Dental Financial Coordinator


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Although some Dental Financial Coordinators become Dental Office Manager, this progression is not the norm. However, the latter position does pay a little more at $44K. Dental Financial Coordinators most often move into positions as Financial Coordinators or Office Managers of Dental Offices; those groups report median salaries that are $2K higher and $3K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Dental Financial Coordinator


Dental Financial Coordinators who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Those who have experience with Accounts Receivable, Insurance, and Collections can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people who know Collections also know Accounts Receivable.

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Financial 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 $34K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $40K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $40K in this role. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $44K.

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Experience Affects Dental Financial Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Dental Financial Coordinator Salaries

Accounts Receivable
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Collections
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National Average
$38,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 36% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 37%