Billing Clerk Salary

The average wage for a Billing Clerk is $14.20 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.

$25,443 - $47,359
$25K
$35K
$47K
MEDIAN: $35,452
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50%
90%

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$10.85 - $19.17
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MEDIAN: $14.20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$25,443 - $47,359  
   
Bonus
$246.58 - $4,219  
Profit Sharing
$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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$23,052 - $42,268  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 132
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.85 - $19.17  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$16.42 - $29.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$246.58 - $4,219  
   
Profit Sharing
$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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$23,052 - $42,268  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 790

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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

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,597

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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 136 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Billing Clerk Salaries

▲16%

▲10%

▲4%

National Average
$31,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Billing Clerk Salaries

Accounting
▲16%

bill collections
▲12%

Collections
▲5%



Billing
▼0%

Data Entry
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼0%

National Average
$31,000


Microsoft Office
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 136 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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