The larger portion of Billers in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $15.26 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Although a majority have medical coverage and slightly less than half have dental coverage, over a third claim no health benefits at all. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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|Bonus||$125.84 - $2,043|
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|$24,043 - $45,589|
|Hourly Rate||$11.38 - $20.51|
|Overtime||$16.27 - $30.25|
|Bonus||$125.84 - $2,043|
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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.Read More...
Previous accounting, billing, and/or analyst experience may be required or preferred in this position. Generally, the minimum education required is a high school diploma or equivalent. Billers are often responsible for manufacturing invoices and allocating sales, so they should have strong math skills and strong attention to detail. A biller should be proficient with basic computer programs as well.
One common type of biller is a medical biller, who is responsible for billing and collecting medical debts. Medical biller positions typically require more education, such as graduating from a medical billing program and having passed the Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist (CMRS) exam. Medical billers need to be familiar with medical procedures for billing and processing, as well as insurance codes. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
- 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
There are some Billers — though it's uncommon — that transition into Billing Managers, where earnings are an average $46K annually. It is quite typical for Billers to transition into roles as Office Managers or Billing Supervisors, where reported median earnings are $6K and $9K higher per year.
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Popular Skills for Biller
Survey results suggest that Billers put a wide range of professional skills to use. 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 6 percent and 33 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Insurance. Most people who know Billing also know Medicaid & Medicare Billing.
Pay by Experience Level for Biller
Pay by Experience for a Biller has a positive trend. An entry-level Biller with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 249 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Biller with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 129 salaries. An experienced Biller which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 105 salaries. A Biller with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 40 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Billers, 23 percent above the national average. Billers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Phoenix (+15 percent), Victoria (+9 percent), Sacramento (+9 percent), and Baltimore (+8 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 4 percent south of the national average, can be found in Chicago.
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