Most Dental Financial Coordinators in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $17.91 per hour. Most Dental Financial Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. Over a third enjoy medical while a little less than one-half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around an eighth. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$21,532 - $53,924
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$22K
$40K
$54K
MEDIAN: $40,493
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$14.19 - $23.93
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$21,532 - $53,924  
   
Bonus
$251.68 - $5,960  
Profit Sharing
$1,725  
Total Pay (?
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$29,153 - $51,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.19 - $23.93  
   
Overtime
$19.97 - $37.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$251.68 - $5,960  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,725  
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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$29,153 - $51,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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Job Description for Dental Financial Coordinator

A dental financial coordinator works with patients at a dental office to help arrange financing and respond to patient questions. The coordinator goes over treatments that the dentist has suggested to help the patient better understand the procedures and their costs. The coordinator lets the patient know about any available financing plans, as well as works with insurance companies to gain authorization for dental procedures. Additionally, these dental professionals help patients understand what their insurance company will cover and what will be their responsibility.

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Dental Financial Coordinator Tasks

  • 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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Though it's uncommon, some Dental Financial Coordinators move into roles as Dental Office Managers, where they can earn incomes averaing out to a slightly higher $45K per year. Dental Financial Coordinators typically move into roles as Financial Coordinators or Office Managers of Dental Offices, and those positions pay $2K more and $3K more, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Dental Financial Coordinator


Dental Financial Coordinators report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Accounts Receivable, Collections, bill collections, and Insurance are correlated to pay that is above average. The majority of those who know Accounts Receivable also know Collections.

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Financial Coordinator

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


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $34K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $39K on average. Dental Financial Coordinators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $38K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $47K on average.

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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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Insurance
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bill collections
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National Average
$38,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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