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Dental Financial Coordinator Salary

Most Dental Financial Coordinators in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $17.89 per hour. Over a third enjoy medical while about one-half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to less than one-tenth. Work is enjoyable for Dental Financial Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$27,812 - $49,898
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $38,141
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$13.69 - $23.42
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$27,812 - $49,898  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,915  
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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$28,858 - $50,239  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.69 - $23.42  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $36.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,915  
   
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).
)
$28,858 - $50,239  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 220
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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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Though not the norm, some Dental Financial Coordinators do take on roles like Dental Office Managers, where average pay is slightly higher — $44K annually. Typical career progression for a Dental Financial Coordinator involves becoming a Financial Coordinator or an Office Manager of a Dental Office, roles that pay $2K more and $3K more on average.

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Popular Skills for Dental Financial Coordinator


Professional skills reported by Dental Financial Coordinators are few in number. 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 beginner in this position makes around $34K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $40K. On average, Dental Financial Coordinators make $40K following one to two decades on the job. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $43K.

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Experience Affects Dental Financial Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Dental Financial Coordinator Salaries


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National Average
$38,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

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