Women make up the vast majority of Billing & Posting Clerks in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $14.83 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Billing & Posting Clerks, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — one-third lack any form of coverage — but a majority have medical insurance, and around half have dental, too. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$24,537 - $51,233
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$32K
$51K
MEDIAN: $32,449
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$10.29 - $18.47
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,537 - $51,233  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$22,299 - $39,265  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$10.29 - $18.47  
   
Overtime
$14.81 - $29.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
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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$22,299 - $39,265  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 184

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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

  • 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


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Billing & Posting Clerks may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Billing Manager. The latter position pays an average of $46K annually. A Billing & Posting Clerk may also move into a role as a Medical Billing Specialist or a Billing Supervisor.

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Pay by Experience Level for Billing / Posting Clerk

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $29K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $34K. For Billing & Posting Clerks, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $34K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $32K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Key Stats for Billing / Posting Clerk

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Billing / Posting Clerk Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Billing / Posting Clerk Salaries

Data Entry
up arrow 17%


National Average
$31,000

up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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