Dental Financial Coordinator Salary

Dental Financial Coordinators in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $17.80 per hour for pay. Over a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and close to one-half collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$24,000 - $50,118
(Median)
$24K
$42K
$50K
MEDIAN: $41,921
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$13.83 - $22.71
(Median)
$14
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,000 - $50,118  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,898  
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $1,233  
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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$29,103 - $49,613  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.83 - $22.71  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $33.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,898  
   
Profit Sharing
$294.79 - $1,233  
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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$29,103 - $49,613  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 209
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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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It doesn't happen often, but some Dental Financial Coordinators do move on to become Dental Office Managers. The average pay for that role is slightly higher at $45K per year. Career advancement for the typical Dental Financial Coordinator often leads to becoming a Financial Coordinator or an Office Manager of a Dental Office; median salaries in these positions are $2K higher and $3K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Dental Financial Coordinator


Dental Financial Coordinators typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Those who have experience with Accounts Receivable, Insurance, and Collections can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those educated in Collections tend to be well versed in Accounts Receivable.

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Financial Coordinator

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $34K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $40K. Dental Financial Coordinators bring in $39K after working for 10 to 20 years. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $45K on average.

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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 50 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 36% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 37%
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