Dental Insurance Billers in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $16.35 per hour for pay. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. More than a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and slightly less than a third collect dental insurance. For the most part, Dental Insurance Billers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$23,270 - $56,166
$23K
$36K
$56K
MEDIAN: $35,510
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$11.91 - $22.76
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$23,270 - $56,166  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $4,966  
Commission
$3,300  
Total Pay (?
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$24,683 - $48,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.91 - $22.76  
   
Overtime
$14.90 - $31.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $4,966  
   
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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$24,683 - $48,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 252

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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 only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in bill collections, Insurance, Billing, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Collections, Accounts Receivable, and Billing. Those familiar with Billing also tend to know bill collections.

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Insurance Biller

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


Dental Insurance Billers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $30K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $35K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $38K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Dental Insurance Biller with more than 20 years of experience can earn $42K on average.

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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
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Dental Insurance Biller Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Dental Insurance Biller Salaries

bill collections
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Insurance
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National Average
$34,000

Billing
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Accounts Receivable
up arrow 9%

Collections
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 52%
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