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Dental Insurance Biller Salary

Dental Insurance Billers in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $15.39 per hour for pay. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Dental Insurance Billers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Close to two-fifths enjoy medical while close to a third get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to roughly a seventh. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$25,500 - $52,041
(Median)
$26K
$36K
$52K
MEDIAN: $35,621
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$11.21 - $21.25
(Median)
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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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$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,500 - $52,041  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,077  
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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$24,080 - $45,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.21 - $21.25  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $28.54  
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$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,077  
   
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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$24,080 - $45,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 298

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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

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

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Survey takers who work as Dental Insurance Billers report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Insurance, Billing, and Collections can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Collections. It is not unusual for someone who knows Billing to be familiar with Insurance as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Insurance Biller

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


For many Dental Insurance Billers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $30K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $34K on average. Dental Insurance Billers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $37K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $43K.

Dental Insurance Biller Reviews

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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Experience Affects Dental Insurance Biller Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Dental Insurance Biller Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 3%

National Average
$33,000

Billing
up arrow 2%

Collections
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 41% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 46%