Dental Insurance Coordinator Salary

The larger portion of Dental Insurance Coordinators in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $16.53 per hour. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Around one in three get medical and dental insurance, and fewer than one in ten get vision plans, too. Job satisfaction for Dental Insurance Coordinators is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$25,339 - $45,201

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$12.52 - $21.60

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$25,339 - $45,201  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,398  
Profit Sharing
$786 - $3,663  
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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$26,810 - $45,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.52 - $21.60  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,398  
   
Profit Sharing
$786 - $3,663  
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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$26,810 - $45,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 464
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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


Typical Dental Insurance Coordinators report a focused set of job 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 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. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $31K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $35K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Dental Insurance Coordinators see a median salary of $37K after reaching one to two decades on the job. 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


For those looking to make money, Dental Insurance Coordinators in San Jose enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 37 percent above the national average. 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

Collections
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Billing
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Scheduling
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National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 121 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 33% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 44%
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