Dental Insurance Coordinator Salary (United States)

The larger portion of Dental Insurance Coordinators in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $16.19 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $12.23 per hour to $20.78. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Around one third people have medical and dental plans, and less than 10 percent have vision insurance. Work is enjoyable for Dental Insurance Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this outline were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Dental Insurance Coordinator Salary (?
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$27,941 - $46,228
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $34,698
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Dental Insurance Coordinator Salary (?
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$12.23 - $20.78
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$27,941 - $46,228  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,333  
Profit Sharing
$20.43 - $6,851  
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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$26,573 - $44,450  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 47
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.23 - $20.78  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,333  
   
Profit Sharing
$20.43 - $6,851  
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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$26,573 - $44,450  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 399
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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. Collections and Billing are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 5 percent and 3 percent respectively. Most people familiar with Billing also know Collections.

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Insurance Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Though Dental Insurance Coordinators can expect regular salary growth as they advance in their careers, experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase. Starting out, salaries are typically $33K, which grows to $35K after five to 10 years. Between 10 and 20 years, pay reaches $37K. As Dental Insurance Coordinators reach 20 years on the job, salary increases slow down a bit, averaging $38K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 27 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 2 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 15 percent. Most employees in this workforce have between one and nine years of experience; more than half of those surveyed fall within this distribution.

Pay Difference By Location

San Jose
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National Average
$35,000
San Antonio
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San Jose offers some of the highest pay in the country for Dental Insurance Coordinators, 26 percent above the national average. Those in the field find the lowest salaries in San Antonio, 13 percent below the national average.

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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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$35,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
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: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 45%
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