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Biller Salary (United States)

Billers in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $14.58 per hour. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While just under one in three report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and over one-half have dental, as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for 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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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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At the upper end, Billers who move into a Billing Supervisor role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The typical income for Billing Supervisors is $41K per year. Given that the typical pay is $30K, it may be surprising to find that a Medical Biller is the most common role for Billers to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into an Office Manager role — which pays $38K — is also typical for Billers, though less common by comparison.

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Popular Skills for Biller

Survey results show that Billers use a fair number of 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 are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Medicaid & Medicare Billing. Those proficient in Billing are, more often than not, also skilled in Medicaid & Medicare Billing.

Pay by Experience Level for Biller

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $30K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $33K. Billers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $35K. As Billers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average sum in this group is $42K. A majority of respondents report one to nine years of experience. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up just under a fourth of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise fewer than one in twenty, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than one in ten.

Pay Difference By Location

Chicago
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Houston
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National Average
$32,000
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For those looking to make money, Billers in Chicago enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 18 percent above the national average. Billers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+16 percent) and Houston (+12 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 7 percent south of the national average, can be found in Phoenix.

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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
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
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%