Biller Salary (United States)

Billers in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $14.58 per hour for pay. The range in pay spans from $10.56 per hour to $19.35. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. While some workers in this profession—around one third—do not have any health coverage, more than half do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Biller Salary (?
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$29,072 - $51,402
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MEDIAN: $39,200
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Biller Salary (?
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$10.56 - $19.35
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,072 - $51,402  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,067  
Profit Sharing
$750 - $1,400  
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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$22,651 - $45,270  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.56 - $19.35  
   
Overtime
$14.66 - $27.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,067  
   
Profit Sharing
$750 - $1,400  
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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$22,651 - $45,270  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 444
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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
  • Gather, process, and disburse information related to billing.
  • Create documentation relevant to billing activities.
  • Communicate with relevant parties regarding account and billing issues.

Common Career Paths for Biller

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Compensation may increase greatly for Billers who advance in their career. Upper-end positions like Billing Supervisor may make an additional $8,568 per year than lower-end positions. The most common promotion for Billers, a Medical Biller position actually brings in $2,326 less. Another standard transition for Billers seeking advancement is to assume an Office Manager role, where pay often climbs by $5,418.

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Popular Skills for Biller

Billers only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Bookkeeping, Accounting, Microsoft Excel, and Billing are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 8 percent, 7 percent, 3 percent, and 3 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Medicaid & Medicare Billing. Most people 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.
Though Billers can expect regular salary growth as they advance in their careers, experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase. Starting at around $30K, salaries see a boost to $33K after five to 10 years. Those with one to two decades of experience under their belt tend to see salaries around $35K. Wages do not stop growing after 20 years on the job but they do accelerate at a slower rate, and Billers tend to earn $42K at this point in time. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 23 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10. Workers in this area tend to have one to nine years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Chicago
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New York
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Houston
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National Average
$32,000
Phoenix
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Billers will find that Chicago offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 18 percent. Billers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+16 percent) and Houston (+12 percent). In Phoenix, salaries are 7 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Experience Affects Biller Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$32,000

Skills That Affect Biller Salaries

Bookkeeping
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$32,000
Billing
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 109 votes.

Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 31%
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