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Dental Insurance Coordinator Salary

Most Dental Insurance Coordinators in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $16.23 per hour. With some bonuses approaching $2K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $7K, overall incomes of Dental Insurance Coordinators spread between $27K and $45K depending on individual performance. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by close to a third, and less than one-tenth earn vision coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Dental Insurance Coordinators. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$25,605 - $46,434
(Median)
$26K
$33K
$46K
MEDIAN: $33,198
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$12.29 - $21.04
(Median)
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$25,605 - $46,434  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,437  
Profit Sharing
$20.13 - $6,953  
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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$26,537 - $45,040  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.29 - $21.04  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.89  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,437  
   
Profit Sharing
$20.13 - $6,953  
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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$26,537 - $45,040  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 427
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Job Description for Dental Insurance Coordinator

Positions as a dental insurance coordinator are commonly found within health care companies such as health care centers. The job usually has limited educational requirements, with many requiring a high school diploma or equivalent. Work history requirements usually involve several years of work in an office environment and some experience with customer service. In some cases, positions may also ask for experience in specific fields such as dentistry offices or other practices.

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Dental Insurance Coordinator Tasks

  • Prepare and distribute insurance education materials, including reports and bulletins.
  • Educate clinical staff in solving collection and registration issues.
  • Translate and explain insurance details and compliance procedures to patients.
  • Monitor current insurance practices, requirements, and forms.

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Popular Skills for Dental Insurance Coordinator


Dental Insurance Coordinators only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Collections, Billing, Insurance, and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people skilled in Billing are similarly competent in Collections.

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Insurance Coordinator

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


For many Dental Insurance Coordinators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $32K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $35K. On average, Dental Insurance Coordinators make $38K following one to two decades on the job. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $39K on average.

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Experience Affects Dental Insurance Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$34,000


Skills That Affect Dental Insurance Coordinator Salaries


Billing
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Scheduling
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National Average
$34,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 113 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 34% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 44%