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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 $17.80 per hour. Over a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and close to one-half collect dental insurance. Most Dental Financial Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$20,608 - $50,182
(Median)
$21K
$41K
$50K
MEDIAN: $40,694
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90%

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$13.80 - $22.75
(Median)
$14
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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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 - $3,878  
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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$29,045 - $49,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.80 - $22.75  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $33.07  
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 - $3,878  
   
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).
)
$29,045 - $49,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 210

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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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For Dental Financial Coordinators, advancing into a Dental Office Manager role, for which the median salary is $45K, is not common but it does happen. 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


Job skills reported by Dental Financial Coordinators are limited. 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.


For Dental Financial Coordinators, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $34K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $40K. Dental Financial Coordinators bring in $40K after working for 10 to 20 years. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Dental Financial Coordinator with more than 20 years of experience can earn $45K 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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Insurance
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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
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 36% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 37%
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