Billing / Posting Clerk Salary

The larger portion of Billing & Posting Clerks in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $13.90 per hour. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $10.08 per hour and $17.98. Close to one-fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and a little more than half claim dental coverage as well. The majority of Billing & Posting Clerks claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$23,459 - $52,933
(Median)
$23K
$34K
$53K
MEDIAN: $34,065
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50%
90%

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$10.08 - $17.98
(Median)
$10
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$23,459 - $52,933  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,231  
Profit Sharing
$2,948  
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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$21,386 - $39,009  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.08 - $17.98  
   
Overtime
$14.49 - $29.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,231  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,948  
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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$21,386 - $39,009  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 212
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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 $46K per year. Medical Billing Specialists or Billing Supervisors are common next-step roles for Billing & Posting Clerks moving up in their careers; annual pay for Medical Billing Specialists is $1K higher on average, and it's $11K higher for Billing Supervisors.

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Billing & Posting Clerks note just a narrow range of job skills. Those who have experience with Accounts Receivable, Billing, and Microsoft Excel can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Aptitude in Accounts Receivable tends to also indicate an understanding of Billing.

Pay by Experience Level for Billing / Posting Clerk

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


Billing & Posting Clerks with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $27K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $30K. Billing & Posting Clerks bring in $32K after working for 10 to 20 years. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $33K.

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Experience Affects Billing / Posting Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Billing / Posting Clerk Salaries

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 14%

Billing
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$30,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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