Billing Administrator Salary

Median pay for Billing Administrators in the United States is around $17.10 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Female Billing Administrators far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Most Billing Administrators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly less than a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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 generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. 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 are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Medicaid & Medicare Billing. Employees educated in Accounts Receivable are typically practiced in Billing, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Billing Administrator

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. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $34K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $38K. On average, Billing Administrators make $41K following one to two decades on the job. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $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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