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Billing / Posting Clerk Salary

Most Billing & Posting Clerks in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $13.34 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Although a majority have medical coverage and one-half have dental coverage, approximately one in four claim no health benefits at all.

$23,672 - $45,967
(Median)
$24K
$33K
$46K
MEDIAN: $33,150
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90%

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$9.98 - $17.65
(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$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,672 - $45,967  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,216  
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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$21,123 - $39,101  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.98 - $17.65  
   
Overtime
$13.21 - $26.26  
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 - $1,216  
   
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).
)
$21,123 - $39,101  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 258

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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 experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Billing Manager. The latter position pays an average of $45K annually. Billing & Posting Clerks typically move into roles as Billing Supervisors or Medical Billing Specialists, and those positions pay $12K more and $2K more, respectively.

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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $27K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $29K on average. Billing & Posting Clerks who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $31K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Billing & Posting Clerks with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $35K.

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Experience Affects Billing / Posting Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

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 52 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

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: 70% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 27%