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Billing Administrator Salary

The average Billing Administrator in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $16.74 per hour. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just over a fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. There are far more female Billing Administrators who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 89 percent. Most Billing Administrators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$26,238 - $58,127
(Median)
$26K
$41K
$58K
MEDIAN: $40,785
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$12.98 - $21.65
(Median)
$13
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$26,238 - $58,127  
   
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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$27,055 - $54,216  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 102
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.98 - $21.65  
   
Overtime
$20.91 - $35.85  
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$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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$27,055 - $54,216  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 124

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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 wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Medical Coding, Microsoft Excel, Billing, and Medicaid & Medicare Billing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Receivable, Collections, and Medicaid & Medicare Billing. Those with knowledge of Accounts Receivable tend to be skilled in Billing as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Billing Administrator

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


Billing Administrators do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $33K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $38K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $41K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $44K.

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Experience Affects Billing Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%


Skills That Affect Billing Administrator Salaries

Medical Coding
up arrow 16%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 12%

Billing
0%

National Average
$38,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 4%

Collections
up arrow 5%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 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: 48% employee benefits None: 23%