Biller Salary

Billers in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $15.02 per hour for pay. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Although approximately one in three lack health benefits of any kind, the larger part do enjoy medical insurance, and half get dental coverage, too. For the most part, Billers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$28,142 - $51,339
(Median)
$28K
$39K
$51K
MEDIAN: $39,245
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$10.95 - $19.72
(Median)
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,142 - $51,339  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,383  
Profit Sharing
$1,125  
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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$23,550 - $45,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 136
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.95 - $19.72  
   
Overtime
$15.71 - $29.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,383  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,125  
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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$23,550 - $45,346  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 655
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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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It's not very common for Billers to move on to become Billing Supervisors. Average pay for a Billing Supervisor is $41K annually. As Billers progress in their field, many go on to become Medical Billers. In fact, this transition is more common than anything else, and median pay for the role is $30K. Another common career choice for Billers is to move into an Office Manager role — this promotion usually pays $38K.

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Popular Skills for Biller


Billers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Accounting, Bookkeeping, Collections, and Insurance are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 7 percent, 6 percent, 5 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Most people skilled in Billing are similarly competent in Medicaid & Medicare Billing.

Pay by Experience Level for Biller

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


For Billers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $30K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $34K. Billers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $36K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Biller generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $42K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,660

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

Billers will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 17 percent. Billers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Sacramento (+16 percent), Houston (+9 percent), Victoria (+9 percent), and Baltimore (+8 percent).

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Experience Affects Biller Salaries




National Average
$33,000


Skills That Affect Biller Salaries


Bookkeeping
up arrow 6%

Collections
up arrow 5%

Insurance
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Billing
0%

National Average
$33,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 141 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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