Dental Insurance Coordinator Salary

Most Dental Insurance Coordinators in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $17.03 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Over a third receive medical and dental insurance and around a tenth get vision plans. Work is enjoyable for Dental Insurance Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$22,122 - $54,393
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$41K
$54K
MEDIAN: $40,534
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$12.86 - $23.19
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$0$54K
Salary $22,122 - $54,393
Bonus $206.64 - $3,079
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$26,855 - $49,172
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 37
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $12.86 - $23.19
Overtime $18.30 - $33.91
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $206.64 - $3,079
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$26,855 - $49,172
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 569

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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.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Dental Insurance Coordinator


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Dental Insurance Coordinators who move on to become Dental Office Managers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Dental Office Managers get paid an average of $45K per year.

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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

National Average: $36,031

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that 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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Key Stats for Dental Insurance Coordinator

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 132 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Dental Insurance Coordinator Salaries

▲18%

▲11%

National Average
$36,000

▼1%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Dental Insurance Coordinator Salaries


▲1%

Insurance
▼0%

▼0%

National Average
$36,000

Scheduling
▼1%

Customer Service
▼4%

Dental assistant
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 132 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 45%
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