Medical Credentialing Director Salary

Women comprise the majority of Medical Credentialing Directors in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $72K annually on average. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Most Medical Credentialing Directors like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,459 - $130,186
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$43K
$72K
$130K
MEDIAN: $72,413
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$14.00 - $48.00
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$14
$18
$48
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,459 - $130,186  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
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$32,473 - $132,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.00 - $48.00  
   
Overtime
$27.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$32,473 - $132,831  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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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

  • 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.


Medical Credentialing Directors who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $45K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $64K. Medical Credentialing Directors see a median salary of $80K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Medical Credentialing Directors with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $89K.

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Experience Affects Medical Credentialing Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

National Average
$66,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 32%

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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