Billing / Posting Clerk Salary

Billing & Posting Clerks in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $13.52 per hour. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Billing & Posting Clerks. While some workers in this profession — slightly less than a third — do not have any health coverage, the larger part do receive medical benefits and approximately one-half have dental insurance.

$23,715 - $44,099
(Median)
$24K
$33K
$44K
MEDIAN: $33,356
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$9.95 - $17.53
(Median)
$9
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$23,715 - $44,099  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,057  
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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$21,200 - $38,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $17.53  
   
Overtime
$7.50 - $25.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,057  
   
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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$21,200 - $38,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 221
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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 go on to become Billing Managers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Billing Managers is $45K annually. 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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Job skills reported by Billing & Posting Clerks are limited. Billing and Microsoft Excel are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

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. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $27K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $29K. Billing & Posting Clerks who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $32K. Billing & Posting Clerks who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Billing / Posting Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$29,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Billing / Posting Clerk Salaries

Billing
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

National Average
$29,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 29%
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