Billing Administrator Salary

The average Billing Administrator in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $17.10 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 89 percent of Billing Administrators are female. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just over a fifth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the greater part have dental, too. Work is enjoyable for Billing Administrators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,406 - $61,824
(Median)
$28K
$42K
$62K
MEDIAN: $41,656
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90%

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$12.85 - $21.74
(Median)
$13
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,406 - $61,824  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,087  
Profit Sharing
$1,474  
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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$27,732 - $54,574  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 117
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.85 - $21.74  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.00  
Overtime
$20.63 - $35.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,087  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,474  
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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$27,732 - $54,574  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 167
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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 pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Medical Coding, Accounting, Microsoft Excel, and Payroll Administration are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 15 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Medicaid & Medicare Billing. Accounts Receivable and Billing are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Billing Administrator

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


For Billing Administrators, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. 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. Billing Administrators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $41K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $45K.

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Experience Affects Billing Administrator Salaries



National Average
$39,000



Skills That Affect Billing Administrator Salaries

Medical Coding
up arrow 15%

Accounting
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 5%

Collections
up arrow 3%

National Average
$39,000

Billing
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 1%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 3%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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