Dental Insurance Biller Salary

The larger portion of Dental Insurance Billers in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $16.52 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Dental Insurance Billers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Over a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and slightly less than a third collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$23,387 - $59,807
$23K
$36K
$60K
MEDIAN: $36,197
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90%

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$11.98 - $22.71
$12
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$23
MEDIAN: $16.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$23,387 - $59,807  
   
Bonus
$197.27 - $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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$24,805 - $48,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.98 - $22.71  
   
Overtime
$14.79 - $31.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$197.27 - $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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$24,805 - $48,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 243

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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 who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in bill collections, Insurance, Billing, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Collections, Accounts Receivable, and Billing. Those educated in Billing tend to be well versed in bill collections.

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Insurance Biller

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $31K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $35K. Dental Insurance Billers see a median salary of $38K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Dental Insurance Billers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $41K.

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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Dental Insurance Biller Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

▲9%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$35,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Dental Insurance Biller Salaries

bill collections
▲7%

▲1%

National Average
$35,000

▼3%

Accounts Receivable
▼10%

Collections
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 51%
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