The larger portion of Medical Credentialing Directors in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $73K annually. The majority of Medical Credentialing Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority have medical and dental plans, and a fair number have vision insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$47,875 - $120,413
MEDIAN: $72,708

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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.


Medical Credentialing Director Tasks

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

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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.

The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $45K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $81K. On average, Medical Credentialing Directors make $78K following one to two decades on the job. Medical Credentialing Directors who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $89K.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.


96 %
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 19%