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 $13.50 per hour. Just under one in three of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and roughly one-half claim dental coverage as well. Most Billing & Posting Clerks report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$23,672 - $44,308

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$9.91 - $17.55

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$23,672 - $44,308  
   
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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$21,148 - $38,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.91 - $17.55  
   
Overtime
$7.50 - $25.99  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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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$21,148 - $38,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 218
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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. Billing & Posting Clerks typically move into roles as Billing Supervisors or Medical Billing Specialists, and those positions pay $12K more and $1K more, respectively.

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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.


For Billing & Posting Clerks, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $27K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $29K on average — a distinctly larger sum. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $32K in this role. Billing & Posting Clerks who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $33K.

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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 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 49 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 30%
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