With more than two-thirds of Medical Credentialing Directors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Medical Credentialing Directors is $69K annually and can range from $48K on the lower end to $117K per year near the higher end. For the most part, Medical Credentialing Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority receive medical and dental insurance and a majority get vision plans. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,112 - $119,168
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MEDIAN: $69,326
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$48,357 - $117,451  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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Job Description for Medical Credentialing Director

Medical credentialing directors are generally in charge of verifying all of the new medical staff’s credentials. Normally, there are many formal policies in place, which dictate what credentials a doctor, nurse, or medical staff member will need have at any given time on the job. The main duty of a credentialing director is to ensure that all the right qualifications are possessed by the people that need them.

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Medical Credentialing Director Tasks

  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional regulations, bylaws, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Plan and direct the medical staff privileging and credentialing program.
  • Directs the administrative staff in effective and efficient credentialing filing and submissions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Credentialing Director

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $45K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $94K. Medical Credentialing Directors bring in $75K after working for 10 to 20 years. Medical Credentialing Directors who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $89K.

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Key Stats for Medical Credentialing Director

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
059
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
60%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Medical Credentialing Director Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 30%

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 38%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
60%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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