Billing / Posting Clerk Salary

Billing & Posting Clerks in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $13.90 per hour. Compensation ranges from $10.08 per hour on the lower end to $17.98 on the higher end. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, close to one-fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by more than half.

$23,459 - $52,933
(Median)
$23K
$34K
$53K
MEDIAN: $34,065
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$10.08 - $17.98
(Median)
$10
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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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 who transition into a Billing Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $46K per year. When Billing & Posting Clerks are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Medical Billing Specialists or Billing Supervisors. Those roles pay an additional $1K and $11K, respectively.

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Billing & Posting Clerks typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Those who have experience with Accounts Receivable, Billing, and Microsoft Excel can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Billing is a skill commonly found among those who know Accounts Receivable.

Pay by Experience Level for Billing / Posting Clerk

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


Billing & Posting Clerks do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $27K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $30K. On average, Billing & Posting Clerks make $32K following one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $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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