Dental Insurance Coordinator Salary
|Salary||$22,122 - $54,393|
|Bonus||$206.64 - $3,079|
|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).)
|$26,855 - $49,172|
|Hourly Rate||$12.86 - $23.19|
|Overtime||$18.30 - $33.91|
|Bonus||$206.64 - $3,079|
|Total Pay (||$26,855 - $49,172|
Job Description for Dental Insurance Coordinator
Positions as a dental insurance coordinator are commonly found within health care companies such as health care centers. The job usually has limited educational requirements, with many requiring a high school diploma or equivalent. Work history requirements usually involve several years of work in an office environment and some experience with customer service. In some cases, positions may also ask for experience in specific fields such as dentistry offices or other practices.Read More...
The position's duties mostly revolve around coordinating and supporting customers and potential customers. This involves tasks such as verifying eligibility requirements, describing benefits, entering information into computer systems, calculating and collecting required payments for fees such as co-pays and deductibles, and generating reports for all of these activities. Some positions may also require follow-ups on situations such as denied claims, daily insurance claims, and posting payments made by customers to their account.
To successfully perform all of these tasks, a strong set of communication skills is necessary. Organizational skills and proficiency with basic computer programs are also necessary to maintain and update records accurately. Work is often done in small teams with other employees performing the same role, but in smaller practices, it is not uncommon to be the only person working on insurance-related matters. Although individuals in this position report to management, direct supervision is limited to leadership and the ability to work independently is necessary. Work hours are generally limited to regular office hours. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Dental Insurance 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.
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Popular Skills for Dental Insurance Coordinator
Survey results imply that Dental Insurance Coordinators put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in bill collections, Billing, Collections, and Insurance are correlated to pay that is above average. Dental assistant and Customer Service, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. Those educated in Billing tend to be well versed in Collections.
Pay by Experience Level for Dental Insurance Coordinator
Pay by Experience for a Dental Insurance Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Insurance Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 204 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Insurance Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 163 salaries. An experienced Dental Insurance Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 142 salaries. A Dental Insurance Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 104 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
For Dental Insurance Coordinators, busy San Jose offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 27 percent above the national average. Falling short of the national average by 18 percent, the area with the worst salaries is San Antonio. Employers in Denver and Raleigh also lean toward paying below-median salaries (6 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).
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