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Physician Credentialer Salary

The average rate for a Physician Credentialer is $15.93 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
$29,187 - $53,206
(Median)
$29K
$41K
$53K
MEDIAN: $40,601
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$11.57 - $21.18
(Median)
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,187 - $53,206  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,023  
Total Pay (?
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$25,333 - $48,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.57 - $21.18  
   
Overtime
$17.45 - $30.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,023  
   
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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$25,333 - $48,234  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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Job Description for Physician Credentialer

A physician credentialer conducts research for hospitals to make sure physicians’ credentials are up-to-date, helps medical entities apply and renew credentials, and review applications for accuracy. Physician credentialers are also expected to follow applications through the process to make sure they have been approved, and do what must be done to correct them if they aren't.

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Physician Credentialer Tasks

  • Correspond with medical staff to obtain information or inform them of credentialing status or changes.
  • Maintain records of applications and verification letters.
  • Release information to persons and agencies according to regulations.
  • Evaluate information on applications to verify completeness and accuracy.

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Experience Affects Physician Credentialer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 20%