Billing Administrator Salary

Billing Administrators in the United States can expect wages of $16.94 per hour on average. Just under one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. Job satisfaction for Billing Administrators is high. The vast majority (89 percent) of Billing Administrators who took the survey are female. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,282 - $58,046
(Median)
$26K
$41K
$58K
MEDIAN: $40,949
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$13.10 - $21.27
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$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 - $5,500  
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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$27,252 - $53,867  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.10 - $21.27  
   
Overtime
$21.09 - $35.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
   
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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$27,252 - $53,867  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 131
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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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Survey results suggest that Billing Administrators use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Medical Coding, Accounting, Microsoft Excel, and Collections are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 16 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Medicaid & Medicare Billing, Accounts Receivable, and Accounts Payable. Accounts Receivable and Billing are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

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. The average beginner in this position makes around $34K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $38K. On average, Billing Administrators make $41K following one to two decades on the job. Billing Administrators who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $45K.

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Experience Affects Billing Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$38,000



Skills That Affect Billing Administrator Salaries

Medical Coding
up arrow 16%

Accounting
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%

Collections
up arrow 1%

Billing
0%

National Average
$38,000

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%

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
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

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