Billers in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $15.11 per hour for pay. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While more than a third report receiving no health benefits, the greater part do receive medical coverage, and slightly less than one-half have dental, as well. Most Billers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,859 - $52,686
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$28K
$38K
$53K
MEDIAN: $37,663
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$11.41 - $20.07
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$27,859 - $52,686  
   
Bonus
$295.90 - $2,490  
Total Pay (?
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$24,526 - $45,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.41 - $20.07  
   
Overtime
$16.50 - $29.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$295.90 - $2,490  
   
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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$24,526 - $45,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 394
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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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Though it's uncommon, some Billers move into roles as Billing Managers, where pay is an average $46K per year. Office Managers or Billing Supervisors are common next-step roles for Billers moving up in their careers; annual pay for Office Managers is $6K higher on average, and it's $9K higher for Billing Supervisors.

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Popular Skills for Biller


Billers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Bookkeeping, Collections, Insurance, and Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 6 percent. Most people experienced in 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.


For Billers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $30K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $34K on average — a distinctly larger sum. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $36K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $40K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,555

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

Surpassing the national average by 15 percent, Billers in Phoenix receive some of the highest pay in the country. Billers will also find cushy salaries in Victoria (+9 percent), Sacramento (+9 percent), Baltimore (+8 percent), and New York (+7 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Chicago, 14 percent below the national average.

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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
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Accounting
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Billing
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$33,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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