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.
|Salary||$26,614 - $51,935|
|Bonus||$251.68 - $4,188|
|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).)
|$23,921 - $43,219|
|Hourly Rate||$11.20 - $19.59|
|Overtime||$16.57 - $30.44|
|Bonus||$251.68 - $4,188|
|Total Pay (||$23,921 - $43,219|
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.Read More...
The position requires a high level of attention to detail, along with excellent organization skills. The billing clerk must be capable of effective communication, as a single misstep could cost their company a large amount of money. Typically a bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field is required, as is experience in a similar position. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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.
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