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Billing / Posting Clerk Salary

Most Billing & Posting Clerks in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $13.34 per hour. Job satisfaction for Billing & Posting Clerks is high. While some workers in this profession — just under one in three — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and about one-half have dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$23,537 - $44,612
(Median)
$24K
$33K
$45K
MEDIAN: $33,363
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90%

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$9.99 - $17.63
(Median)
$10
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$23,537 - $44,612  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,195  
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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$21,183 - $38,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.99 - $17.63  
   
Overtime
$13.80 - $26.43  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,195  
   
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).
)
$21,183 - $38,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 241
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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 $45K per year. The most common next step for a Billing & Posting Clerk is to become a Billing Supervisor or a Medical Billing Specialist. The former position pays an additional $12K per year on average, and the latter position pays $2K more per year.

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Billing & Posting Clerks report a narrow range of specific skills. Billing and Microsoft Excel are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 13 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.


For Billing & Posting Clerks, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $26K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $29K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $31K in this role. Billing & Posting Clerks who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $36K.

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Experience Affects Billing / Posting Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Billing / Posting Clerk Salaries

Billing
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

National Average
$29,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 28%
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