The average hourly pay for a Credentialing Specialist is $18.00.
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Job Description for Credentialing Specialist
Credentialing specialists usually work in a medical facility, such as a hospital, clinic, or private practice, while some work at agencies which provide services to various medical providers. These specialists ensure that medical staff members' credentials and licenses are valid and up-to-date; when dates for renewal are approaching, the specialist should advise the medical staff as to what steps must be taken, and they may also be tasked with researching potential new employees to ensure that t…Read more
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Popular Employer Salaries for Credentialing Specialist
The top respondents for the job title Credentialing Specialist are from the companies Hopebridge, UnitedHealth Group and Anthem. Reported salaries are highest at Anthem where the average pay is $23.84. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Matrix Medical Network and Centene Corporation, earning around $20.89 and $20.00, respectively. McKesson Corp. pays the lowest at around $15.50. Hopebridge and UnitedHealth Group also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $16.22 and $18.00, respectively.
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Skills in Medical Credentialing and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include HIPAA Compliance, Office Administration and Credentialing.
Pay by Experience Level for Credentialing Specialist
An entry-level Credentialing Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.88 based on 113 salaries. An early career Credentialing Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.14 based on 1,102 salaries. A mid-career Credentialing Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.12 based on 556 salaries. An experienced Credentialing Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.25 based on 453 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
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Employees with Credentialing Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 19.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (15.0% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (8.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (8.6% less).
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