Billing / Posting Clerk Salary

Women comprise the majority of Billing & Posting Clerks in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $13.48 per hour on average. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and slightly less than a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the greater part and dental coverage is claimed by nearly one-half. Job satisfaction for Billing & Posting Clerks is high.

$23,715 - $44,099
(Median)
$24K
$33K
$44K
MEDIAN: $33,356
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50%
90%

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$9.96 - $17.50
(Median)
$10
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$23,715 - $44,099  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,049  
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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$21,232 - $38,056  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.96 - $17.50  
   
Overtime
$13.09 - $25.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,049  
   
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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$21,232 - $38,056  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 225
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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 may progress into high-paying roles like Billing Manager, where median compensation is $45K annually. Typical career progression for a Billing & Posting Clerk involves becoming a Billing Supervisor or a Medical Billing Specialist, roles that pay $12K more and $2K more on average.

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Billing & Posting Clerks who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. 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.


For Billing & Posting Clerks, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $27K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $29K. Billing & Posting Clerks who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $31K. Billing & Posting Clerks with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $32K.

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Experience Affects Billing / Posting Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

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 13%

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
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

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