The average hourly pay for an Experienced Credentialing Specialist is $20.25.
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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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Skills in 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 Medical 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 114 salaries. An early career Credentialing Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.14 based on 1,098 salaries. A mid-career Credentialing Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.12 based on 564 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 San Diego, California earn an average of 47.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (38.3% more) and Nashville, Tennessee (7.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (17.2% less) and Houston, Texas (8.8% less).
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