Biller Salary

Most Billers in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $15.05 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, over a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by just over two-fifths. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$28,063 - $52,325
$28K
$38K
$52K
MEDIAN: $37,812
10%
50%
90%

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$11.27 - $19.98
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.05
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,063 - $52,325  
   
Bonus
$204.26 - $4,698  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$24,313 - $45,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.27 - $19.98  
   
Overtime
$16.19 - $30.29  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$204.26 - $4,698  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$24,313 - $45,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 368
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Job Description for Biller

A biller works in an administrative capacity to prepare bills or invoices, as well as provide additional administrative support as needed. They record the amount due for goods and services that are offered by their company, contact customers to obtain and deliver billing information, and ensure the accuracy of (and fix any errors in) billing data. Billers also must review records to accurately assess fees and charges that may be due, as well as processes payments and adjustments. They may also be in charge of summarizing and reconciling invoice totals on a spreadsheet. A biller often works in a billing department with other billers, and they generally work in an office setting during regular business hours.

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Biller Tasks

  • Communicate with relevant parties regarding account and billing issues.
  • Create documentation relevant to billing activities.
  • Gather, process, and disburse information related to billing.

Common Career Paths for Biller


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There are some Billers — though it's uncommon — that transition into Billing Managers, where earnings are an average $46K annually. A common career progression for a Biller is to become an Office Manager or a Billing Supervisor. Compared to Billers, the first group earns $6K more on average, and the second group earns $9K more.

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Popular Skills for Biller


Survey results suggest that Billers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Lucky workers who know Accounts Receivable can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 33 percent above average. Medical Coding and Bookkeeping are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 7 percent and 33 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Insurance. The majority of those who know Billing also know Medicaid & Medicare Billing.

Pay by Experience Level for Biller

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $30K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $34K. On average, Billers make $36K following one to two decades on the job. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $39K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,323

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Billers, 24 percent above the national average. Billers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Phoenix (+16 percent), Victoria (+10 percent), Sacramento (+9 percent), and Baltimore (+9 percent). With compensation 3 percent below the national average, Chicago is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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Key Stats for Biller

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Biller Salaries

▲21%

▲11%

▲4%

National Average
$32,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Biller Salaries

Accounts Receivable
▲33%

Bookkeeping
▲7%

Medical Coding
▲7%

Collections
▲6%

▲3%


Billing
▼0%

National Average
$32,000



Insurance
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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