Billing Assistants in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $14.62 per hour. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — just under a third — do not have any health coverage, a majority do receive medical benefits and nearly two in five have dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$25,218 - $53,415
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$25K
$38K
$53K
MEDIAN: $37,923
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90%

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$10.41 - $17.86
(Median)
$10
$15
$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,218 - $53,415  
   
Bonus
$176.17 - $5,068  
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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$22,705 - $44,181  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 48
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.41 - $17.86  
   
Overtime
$15.26 - $37.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$176.17 - $5,068  
   
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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$22,705 - $44,181  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 117
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Job Description for Billing Assistant

Billing assistants are responsible for coordinating billing activities and filling out paperwork for their organizations, as well as posting bills, verifying check authorizations, and identifying unpaid balances and closing accounts once paid. Their office functions also include photocopying documents, ordering supplies, receiving mail, and providing managers with up-to-date information regarding billing statuses.

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Billing Assistant Tasks

  • Gather, process, and disburse information related to billing.
  • Create documentation relevant to billing activities.
  • Communicate with relevant parties regarding account and billing issues.

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What is it like working as a Billing Assistant?

Billing Assistant in Orem:
"Accounts payable."
Pros: Every situation is different. I get to solve problems and reconcile accounts, accept payment and invoice for services. I also return calls and answer questions about the company. Work culture.
Cons: It's very stressful. Most days it feels like there's not enough time to get all that I need to done.

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Experience Affects Billing Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$32,000


Skills That Affect Billing Assistant Salaries

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 24%

Data Entry
up arrow 1%

National Average
$32,000

Billing
up arrow 1%

Insurance
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 6%

Medical Coding
up arrow 11%

Collections
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
medical benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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