Billing / Posting Clerk Salary
Women account for the majority of Billing & Posting Clerks in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $14.94 per hour. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. While roughly a third report receiving no health benefits, the larger part do receive medical coverage, and approximately half have dental, as well. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$25,335 - $51,718|
|Total Pay (||$23,098 - $39,750|
|Hourly Rate||$10.72 - $18.57|
|Overtime||$15.03 - $30.87|
|Total Pay (||$23,098 - $39,750|
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.Read More...
The main responsibility of the posting/billing clerk is to post deposits and payments for the company. The posting/billing clerk will be entering data into a software program, as well as the billing system, which can vary from organization to organization. If there are any discrepancies in payments or postings, the clerk will need to figure out what the issue is and take the necessary actions to remedy it. The posting/billing clerk must have excellent communication skills, as they will often be working with customers directly to answer questions and solve issues as they arise. Occasionally, the posting/billing clerk may be asked to mail invoices or to answer phone calls and may also be asked to help assist in preparing audits. The clerk will usually be working with a few others in the same position and will often be reporting to a director or supervisor.
Billing / Posting Clerk Tasks
- Communicate with relevant parties regarding account and billing issues.
- Create documentation relevant to billing activities.
- Gather, process, and disburse information related to billing.
Common Career Paths for Billing / Posting Clerk
As Billing & Posting Clerks transition into upper-level roles such as Billing Manager, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Billing Managers earn $46K on average per year. It is not unusual for a Billing & Posting Clerk to become a Medical Billing Specialist or a Billing Supervisor.
Pay by Experience Level for Billing / Posting Clerk
Pay by Experience for a Billing / Posting Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Billing / Posting Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 111 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Billing / Posting Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Billing / Posting Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 62 salaries. A Billing / Posting Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 21 salaries.
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