Billing Clerk Salary

The average wage for a Billing Clerk is $14.19 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Accounting and bill collections. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$26,310 - $49,834
$26K
$36K
$50K
MEDIAN: $35,851
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50%
90%

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$10.91 - $19.17
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$19
MEDIAN: $14.23
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,310 - $49,834  
   
Bonus
$250.00 - $4,650  
Profit Sharing
$1,850  
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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$23,244 - $42,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 139
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.91 - $19.17  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$16.29 - $29.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$250.00 - $4,650  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,850  
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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$23,244 - $42,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 777

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Job Description for Billing Clerk

The billing clerk reviews the financial work of other employees, ensuring tasks are completed in an efficient, effective manner. They inspect operational, technical, and financial information; for this reason, billing clerks must be be familiar with spreadsheet software, adding machines, audit reporting, and plans of action in case fraudulent activity is discovered. Further, the billing clerk must be willing to engage in clear, open, and honest conversations with the auditee, explaining any potential red flags or causes of suspicion. This is performed through a process of “final auditing,” in which the strengths, weakness, highlights, and recommendations discovered during the audit are explained to the auditee.

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Billing Clerk Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Billing Clerk

Pay by Experience for a Billing Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Billing Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 527 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Billing Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 223 salaries. An experienced Billing Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 216 salaries. A Billing Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 79 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,775

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Billing Clerk Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Billing Clerk?

Billing Clerk in Bakersfield:
"I feel well paid but do not enjoy the work."
Pros: I most like my hourly wage. I also enjoy wearing casual clothes.
Cons: I do not feel appreciated by upper management.

Billing Clerk in Greenwood Village:
"Work Flexibility."
Pros: The paperwork, billing, maintaining the AR Aging report, problem solving, etc.
Cons: Working for a small business you work through a lot of bumps in the road.

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Key Stats for Billing Clerk

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 149 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Billing Clerk Salaries

▲13%

▲9%

▲3%

National Average
$31,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Billing Clerk Salaries

Accounting
▲15%

bill collections
▲12%

Collections
▲4%


Billing
▼0%


National Average
$31,000

▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼1%


Microsoft Office
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 149 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 30%
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