Billing Clerk Salary

The average wage for a Billing Clerk is $13.95 per hour. A skill in Accounting is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$24,746 - $47,123
(Median)
$25K
$34K
$47K
MEDIAN: $34,394
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$10.41 - $18.41
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$10
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$24,746 - $47,123  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,941  
Profit Sharing
$805 - $3,973  
Commission
$3,538  
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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$22,452 - $41,192  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 248
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.41 - $18.41  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$15.08 - $26.72  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,941  
   
Commission
$3,538  
Profit Sharing
$805 - $3,973  
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).
)
$22,452 - $41,192  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,216
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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

National Average: $30,229

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Billing Clerk Reviews

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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Experience Affects Billing Clerk Salaries




National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Billing Clerk Salaries

Accounting
up arrow 10%

Collections
up arrow 6%

Billing
up arrow 1%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 1%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 1%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$30,000

Data Entry
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 269 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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