Dental Insurance Coordinator Salary

Women comprise the majority of Dental Insurance Coordinators in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $16.64 per hour on average. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Dental Insurance Coordinators. One-third enjoy medical while two in five get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to less than 10 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$24,490 - $46,118
(Median)
$24K
$32K
$46K
MEDIAN: $32,212
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$12.62 - $21.67
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$13
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$24,490 - $46,118  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,444  
Profit Sharing
$1,977  
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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$26,773 - $45,900  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 53
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.62 - $21.67  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$0.00 - $32.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,444  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,977  
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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$26,773 - $45,900  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 564
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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


Job skills reported by Dental Insurance Coordinators are limited. Most notably, skills in Collections, Billing, Insurance, and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Those familiar with Billing also tend to know Collections.

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Insurance Coordinator

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


For Dental Insurance Coordinators, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $32K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $35K. For Dental Insurance Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $37K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Dental Insurance Coordinators with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $40K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,036

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Dental Insurance Coordinators in San Jose enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 31 percent above the national average. Dental Insurance Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+3 percent). San Antonio is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 13 percent.

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Experience Affects Dental Insurance Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Dental Insurance Coordinator Salaries

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Scheduling
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National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 136 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
medical benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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