Billing Administrator Salary

Billing Administrators in the United States take home an average $16.91 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Billing Administrators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, between a fifth and a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by more than half. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 89 percent of Billing Administrators are female. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$26,282 - $58,046
(Median)
$26K
$41K
$58K
MEDIAN: $40,949
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$13.08 - $21.29
(Median)
$13
$17
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$26,282 - $58,046  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
Profit Sharing
$1,097 - $1,750  
Total Pay (?
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$27,228 - $53,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.08 - $21.29  
   
Overtime
$21.09 - $35.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,097 - $1,750  
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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$27,228 - $53,896  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 130
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Job Description for Billing Administrator

Billing administrators usually work a regular nine to five shift in an office setting. They typically will deal with many different types of co-workers, including sales team members and other billing members. They usually report back to a billing manager who oversees the entire billing department. A few years of experience is usually required, as is either an associate's degree or equivalent. Billing administrators need to be organized and juggle a number of tasks. The position is very computer intensive and MS Office Suite knowledge, knowledge of accounting billing systems, and general search engine skills are a must.

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Billing Administrators report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Medical Coding, Accounting, Microsoft Excel, and Billing are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 16 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Receivable, Medicaid & Medicare Billing, and Accounts Payable. Competency in Accounts Receivable frequently indicates knowledge of Billing.

Pay by Experience Level for Billing Administrator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $34K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $38K. For Billing Administrators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $41K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Billing Administrators with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $44K.

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Experience Affects Billing Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$38,000



Skills That Affect Billing Administrator Salaries

Medical Coding
up arrow 16%

Accounting
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%

Billing
0%

Collections
0%

National Average
$38,000

Accounts Payable
up arrow 4%


Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 22%
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