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Dental Insurance Biller Salary (United States)

Dental Insurance Billers in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $15.53 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Over a third claim medical and dental insurance and nearly one in six get vision coverage. Job satisfaction for Dental Insurance Billers is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Dental Insurance Biller Salary (?
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$22,200 - $52,041
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MEDIAN: $35,621
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Dental Insurance Biller Salary (?
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$11.09 - $21.21
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$22,200 - $52,041  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,061  
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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$23,689 - $45,607  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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$11.09 - $21.21  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $28.95  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
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$0.00 - $2,061  
   
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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$23,689 - $45,607  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 276
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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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Dental Insurance Billers report a focused set of job skills. Insurance and Billing are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Billing and Insurance are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

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. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $29K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $34K on average. Dental Insurance Billers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $37K. Dental Insurance Billers who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $43K. In this field, workers tend to have anywhere from one to nine years of experience — of those surveyed, a majority land within this range. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about one in four of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining one-eighth.

Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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National Average
$33,000
New York
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Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
For Dental Insurance Billers, Los Angeles provides a pay rate that is 15 percent greater than the national average. In New York, salaries are 7 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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$33,000
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Skills That Affect Dental Insurance Biller Salaries

Insurance
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National Average
$33,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
99%
female alumni
 
Male
1%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 38% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 47%