Biller Salary (United States)

Women comprise the majority of Billers in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $14.58 per hour on average. The range in pay spans from $10.56 per hour to $19.35. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. About a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. Job satisfaction for Billers is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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  
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  
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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Billers may receive a large increase in pay with career advancement. Those who transition into an upper level Billing Supervisor position may earn an additional $8,568 per year. As Billers progress in their field, many go on to become Medical Billers. In fact, this transition is more common than anything else, despite the $2,326 drop in pay. Another common career choice for Billers is to move into an Office Manager role—this promotion comes with a pay raise of $5,418.

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Popular Skills for Biller

Billers report using a wide range of professional 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 pay less than market rate include Medicaid & Medicare Billing. Most people familiar with 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.
Across the entire workforce, experience and pay tend to be weakly linked—those with more experience do not necessarily bring in much higher salaries. Compensation grows after five to 10 years from $30K to $33K. Earnings total $35K after one to two decades. Wages continue to grow, though somewhat marginally, for Billers after 20 years in the field, and salaries border $42K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about a quarter of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10 percent. More than half of respondents report having between one and nine years of experience in this field.

Pay Difference By Location

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New York
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Houston
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National Average
$32,000
Phoenix
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With a pay rate for Billers that is 18 percent greater than the national average, Chicago offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Billers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+16 percent) and Houston (+12 percent). With compensation 7 percent below the national average, Phoenix is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents 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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$32,000
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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%