Credentialing Specialist in Houston, Texas Salary

How much does a Credentialing Specialist make in Houston, TX? In Houston, a Credentialing Specialist earns an average of $17.49 per hour. This is 0% lower than the national average for a Credentialing Specialist which is $17.53 per hour. Wages for a Credentialing Specialist in Houston range from $13.51 per hour to $23.49 per hour. Total Annual Pay, which includes hourly rate and overtime for a Credentialing Specialist in Houston ranges from $28,440 to $51,014 annually. Among those reporting, there is an average job satisfaction rating of 4 out of 5 stars. In Houston, women make up the majority of the workforce (100 percent). In Houston, a Credentialing Specialist often enjoys medical and dental benefits provided by their employer.

$36,380 - $48,500
$39K
MEDIAN: $38,660
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$13.51 - $23.49
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MEDIAN: $17.49
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$0$51K
Salary $38,660
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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$28,440 - $51,014
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $13.51 - $23.49
Overtime $30.25
Annual Data $0$51K
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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$28,440 - $51,014
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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 they possess the necessary licenses and credentials.

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Credentialing Specialist Tasks

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

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Credentialing Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Credentialing Specialist

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%

Experience Affects Credentialing Specialist Salaries

▲16%

Experienced
▲14%

National Average
$38,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Credentialing Specialist Salaries



HIPAA Compliance
▲3%

National Average
$38,000

Office Administration
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 30%