Dental Insurance Biller Salary

Most Dental Insurance Billers in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $16.58 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Dental Insurance Billers. Over a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and slightly less than a third collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$23,270 - $60,256
$23K
$36K
$60K
MEDIAN: $35,510
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50%
90%

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$11.94 - $22.18
$12
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$22
MEDIAN: $16.58
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$23,270 - $60,256  
   
Bonus
$196.53 - $5,000  
Commission
$3,300  
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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$24,714 - $48,078  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.94 - $22.18  
   
Overtime
$14.54 - $31.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$196.53 - $5,000  
   
Commission
$3,300  
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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$24,714 - $48,078  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 225

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Job Description for Dental Insurance Biller

A dental insurance biller often works in coordination with dental care patients and insurance companies to process claims and bill patients. This person usually works in a dental office and keeps standard daytime office hours. Educational requirements vary depending on each office. However, a high school diploma or equivalent is almost always required, as well as at least two years of experience in the field. A dental insurance biller often requires a degree, or at least training, in medical billing, specialized coding, procedural and diagnostic coding, insurance principles, and medical record-keeping. This person works directly with other office staff.

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Dental Insurance Biller Tasks

  • Verify accuracy of billing data and revise any errors.
  • Review and retain medical records in order to compute fees and charges due.
  • Prepare bills or invoices, and record amount due for medical procedures and services.
  • Contact patients in order to obtain or relay account information.

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Popular Skills for Dental Insurance Biller


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Dental Insurance Billers who took the survey. Most notably, skills in bill collections, Insurance, Billing, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Collections, Accounts Receivable, and Billing. Most people experienced in Billing also know bill collections.

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Insurance Biller

Pay by Experience for a Dental Insurance Biller has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Insurance Biller with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 99 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Insurance Biller with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Dental Insurance Biller which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 80 salaries. A Dental Insurance Biller with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 40 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,944

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 21 percent, Dental Insurance Billers in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Dental Insurance Billers will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+1 percent).

Dental Insurance Biller Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Dental Insurance Biller?

Dental Insurance Biller in Dallas:
"Work Flexibility."
Pros: Billing insurance claims, calling insurance to check claim status. Received explanation of benefits.
Cons: Low rate of pay.

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Key Stats for Dental Insurance Biller

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Dental Insurance Biller Salaries

▲17%

▲9%

▲2%

National Average
$35,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Dental Insurance Biller Salaries


▲1%

National Average
$35,000

▼3%

Accounts Receivable
▼11%

Collections
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 51%