Billing Coordinator Salary (United States)

A typical Billing Coordinator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $16.16 per hour. The top of the range reaches $21.63, and the bottom approaches $12.02 per hour. Total cash compensation to Billing Coordinators bottoms out near $29,969 and approaches $57,197 on the high end; the bigger paychecks include approximately $2,441 from bonuses and almost $3,575 from profit sharing. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and 23 percent lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by most and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. The majority of Billing Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Billing Coordinator Salary (?
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$29,969 - $57,197
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Billing Coordinator Salary (?
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,969 - $57,197  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,441  
Profit Sharing
$795 - $3,575  
Total Pay (?
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$26,827 - $51,910  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 462
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.02 - $21.63  
   
Overtime
$16.12 - $33.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,441  
   
Profit Sharing
$795 - $3,575  
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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$26,827 - $51,910  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 732
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Job Description for Billing Coordinator

A billing coordinator deals with accounts payable for a company, overseeing all invoicing of customers and clients. Depending on the organization, this may be a supervisory role; in smaller companies, the billing coordinator may be the only person who handles this function.
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Billing Coordinator Tasks
  • Oversee billing process and work with others to resolve issues.
  • Create and process documentation related to billing.
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of billing information.

Common Career Paths for Billing Coordinator

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For Billing Coordinators, career progression typically leads to a rather large increase in compensation. Usually, an upper-level role like a Billing Manager will earn an extra $8,062 annually than those further down the career ladder. It is quite typical for Billing Coordinators to transition into roles as Billing Supervisors or Medical Billing Managers, where expected earnings are an additional $3,942 or $4,285 per year.

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Popular Skills for Billing Coordinator

Billing Coordinators report using a wide range of professional skills. Those who have experience with Accounting can expect to be compensated well for these skills, typically earning 9 percent more than the national average, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medicaid & Medicare Billing, Medical Coding, and Collections. Most people familiar with Accounts Receivable also know Microsoft Excel and Medicaid & Medicare Billing.

Pay by Experience Level for Billing Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Billing Coordinators, level of experience is overall a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation—more experience does not yield dramatically higher pay—and pay raises are largely incremental. Salaries increase to $38K from around $34K after five to 10 years. Those with one to two decades of experience under their belt tend to see salaries around $39K. Wages do not stop growing after 20 years on the job but they do accelerate at a slower rate, and Billing Coordinators tend to earn $44K at this point in time. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 25 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 2 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 10 percent. A majority of respondents report one to nine years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$37,000
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For Billing Coordinators, working in the bustling city of Washington has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Billing Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+66 percent), Los Angeles (+35 percent), New York (+28 percent), and Boston (+20 percent). With compensation 6 percent below the national average, Baltimore is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Austin and Dallas (-6 percent and -1 percent, respectively).

Billing Coordinator Reviews

What is it like working as a Billing Coordinator?
Billing Coordinator in Bellevue:
Pros: It gives me flexibility most of the year to be with family. I have wonderful owners and co workers. My job allows me to interact with clients.
Cons: Wish I was paid more.

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Experience Affects Billing Coordinator Salaries

National Average
$37,000

Skills That Affect Billing Coordinator Salaries

Accounts Receivable
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Accounts Payable
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Microsoft Excel
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$37,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 278 votes.

Gender

Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 23%
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