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Billing / Posting Clerk Salary

Billing & Posting Clerks in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $13.34 per hour. Job satisfaction for Billing & Posting Clerks is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — slightly less than a third lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and approximately one-half have dental, too.

$23,583 - $44,444
(Median)
$24K
$33K
$44K
MEDIAN: $33,150
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$9.99 - $17.70
(Median)
$10
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$23,583 - $44,444  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,219  
Profit Sharing
$880 - $3,034  
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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$21,186 - $39,032  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.99 - $17.70  
   
Overtime
$7.50 - $26.37  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,219  
   
Profit Sharing
$880 - $3,034  
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).
)
$21,186 - $39,032  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 248

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Job Description for Billing / Posting Clerk

The posting/billing clerk is hired by a wide variety of industries, such as healthcare, automotive, and legal. Not all companies will require formal education, although some do ask for a high school diploma or associate's degree. Furthermore, many companies also do not require any previous experience, although some companies may be seeking applicants that have had a few years of experience in the same industry as the company. The posting/billing clerk will need to have good computer literacy and must be comfortable with math. The clerk will be working indoors in an office environment, usually at a desk with a computer.

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Billing / Posting Clerk 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 Billing / Posting Clerk


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Billing & Posting Clerks' salaries may rise greatly for those who assume a higher-end position such as a Billing Manager. The average Billing Manager brings home $45K per year. The most common next step for a Billing & Posting Clerk is to become a Billing Supervisor or a Medical Billing Specialist. The former position pays an additional $12K per year on average, and the latter position pays $2K more per year.

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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Billing & Posting Clerks who took the survey. Billing and Microsoft Excel are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 13 percent and 3 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Billing / Posting Clerk

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


For Billing & Posting Clerks, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $27K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $29K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $31K. Billing & Posting Clerks who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $35K.

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Experience Affects Billing / Posting Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Billing / Posting Clerk Salaries

Billing
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

National Average
$29,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 28%
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