Dental Insurance Biller Salary

Women comprise the majority of Dental Insurance Billers in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $17.06 per hour on average. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Dental Insurance Billers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Slightly less than a third have medical and dental plans, and approximately one in seven have vision insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$23,270 - $60,256
$23K
$36K
$60K
MEDIAN: $36,121
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$12.20 - $23.56
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$0$60K
Salary $23,270 - $60,256
Bonus $196.53 - $5,005
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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$25,142 - $50,143
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $12.20 - $23.56
Overtime $16.48 - $31.61
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $196.53 - $5,005
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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$25,142 - $50,143
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 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


Dental Insurance Billers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in bill collections, Insurance, Billing, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Collections, Accounts Receivable, and Billing. Most people who know 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: $35,974

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

For Dental Insurance Billers, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 18 percent above the national average. Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Los Angeles, 2 percent below the national average.

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
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Dental Insurance Biller Salaries

▲14%

▲6%

National Average
$36,000

▼1%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Dental Insurance Biller Salaries


National Average
$36,000

▼2%

▼6%

Accounts Receivable
▼13%

Collections
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 55%
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