Billing Clerk Salary (United States)

A Billing Clerk earns an average wage of $13.77 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Billing Clerk Total Pay (?
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$24,016 - $48,693
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $33,417
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Billing Clerk Total Pay (?
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$10.33 - $18.20
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,016 - $48,693  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,264  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $3,000  
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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$22,504 - $41,427  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,020
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.33 - $18.20  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.00  
Overtime
$14.91 - $27.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,264  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $3,000  
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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$22,504 - $41,427  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,020
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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
  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Billing Clerk

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

Pay Difference By Location

Memphis
up arrow 27%
Philadelphia
up arrow 24%
Chicago
up arrow 23%
up arrow 12%
Tampa
up arrow 8%
Birmingham
up arrow 2%
National Average
$30,000
Pittsburgh
up arrow 3%
Oklahoma City
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Nashville
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San Antonio
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Billing Clerk Reviews

What is it like working as a Billing Clerk?
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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Experience Affects Billing Clerk Salaries

National Average
$30,000

Skills That Affect Billing Clerk Salaries

Collections
up arrow 8%
Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 4%
Accounts Payable
up arrow 2%
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 1%
Billing
0%
Microsoft Excel
0%
National Average
$30,000
Customer Service
up arrow 2%
Data Entry
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 206 votes.

Gender

Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 26%
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