Dental Financial Coordinator Salary

Women comprise the majority of Dental Financial Coordinators in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $18.04 per hour on average. Most Dental Financial Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. Roughly two in five receive medical and dental insurance and approximately one-eighth get vision plans. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$22,148 - $53,638
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$37K
$54K
MEDIAN: $36,800
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$14.78 - $25.25
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MEDIAN: $18.18
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$0$53K
Salary $22,148 - $53,638
Bonus $195.74 - $6,040
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$30,259 - $53,437
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $14.78 - $25.25
Overtime $15.46 - $43.63
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $195.74 - $6,040
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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$30,259 - $53,437
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 100

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Job Description for Dental Financial Coordinator

A dental financial coordinator works with patients at a dental office to help arrange financing and respond to patient questions. The coordinator goes over treatments that the dentist has suggested to help the patient better understand the procedures and their costs. The coordinator lets the patient know about any available financing plans, as well as works with insurance companies to gain authorization for dental procedures. Additionally, these dental professionals help patients understand what their insurance company will cover and what will be their responsibility.

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Dental Financial Coordinator Tasks

  • Translate and explain insurance details and compliance procedures to patients.
  • Monitor current insurance practices, requirements, and forms.
  • Prepare and distribute insurance education materials, including reports and bulletins.
  • Educate clinical staff in solving collection and registration issues.

Common Career Paths for Dental Financial Coordinator


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It doesn't happen often, but some Dental Financial Coordinators do move on to become Dental Office Managers. The average pay for that role is slightly higher at $45K per year. It is quite typical for Dental Financial Coordinators to transition into roles as Financial Coordinators or Office Managers of Dental Offices, where reported median earnings are $2K and $3K higher per year.

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Popular Skills for Dental Financial Coordinator


Dental Financial Coordinators who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Accounts Receivable, Collections, bill collections, and Insurance are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people familiar with Accounts Receivable also know Collections.

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Financial Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Dental Financial Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Financial Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Financial Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Dental Financial Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 37 salaries. A Dental Financial Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 25 salaries.

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Key Stats for Dental Financial Coordinator

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Dental Financial Coordinator Salaries

▲24%

▲1%

National Average
$38,000

▼1%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Dental Financial Coordinator Salaries


▲3%


Insurance
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National Average
$38,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 40%
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