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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 $13.38 per hour. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under one in three lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a majority and dental coverage is claimed by around half. Job satisfaction for Billing & Posting Clerks is high.
$23,582 - $46,518
(Median)
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47K
MEDIAN: $32,935
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$9.98 - $17.78
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,582 - $46,518  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,508  
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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$21,117 - $39,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.98 - $17.78  
   
Overtime
$14.35 - $26.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,508  
   
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).
)
$21,117 - $39,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 345
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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 an upper level Billing Manager role may receive a large increase in pay as the position pays an average $45K per year. It is quite typical for Billing & Posting Clerks to transition into roles as Billing Supervisors or Medical Billing Specialists, where reported median earnings are $12K and $2K higher per year.

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Typical Billing & Posting Clerks report a focused set of job skills. Billing and Microsoft Excel are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 14 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.


Billing & Posting Clerks with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $27K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $29K. Billing & Posting Clerks claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $31K. Billing & Posting Clerks who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $37K.

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Experience Affects Billing / Posting Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Billing / Posting Clerk Salaries

Billing
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

National Average
$29,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 28%