Billing Coordinator Salary (United States)

Pay for Billing Coordinators in the United States is typically around $16.16 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $12.02 per hour to $21.63. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits—about a quarter lack coverage. On the flip side, most have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. Most Billing Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. Responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.
Billing Coordinator Salary (?
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$29,969 - $57,197
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MEDIAN: $40,953
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Billing Coordinator Salary (?
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$12.02 - $21.63
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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  
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$26,827 - $51,910  
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  
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. Billing Supervisors or Medical Billing Managers are common next-step roles for Billing Coordinators moving up in the field, where annual pay increases by $3,942 or $4,285, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Billing Coordinator

Survey results suggest that Billing Coordinators put a wide range of professional skills to use. 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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like 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 many Billing Coordinators, experience and pay seem to be weakly connected; experience does not necessarily lead to more money. After five to 10 years, the typical starting salary of $34K climbs to $38K. Compensation is $39K after 10 to 20 years. Though minimal, Billing Coordinators continue to experience salary development even after two decades, and pay is estimated at $44K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about a quarter 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. Between one and nine years of experience is the norm for people in this field—a majority of those surveyed fit this bill.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$37,000
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Washington offers some of the highest pay in the country for Billing Coordinators, 81 percent above the national average. Other urban areas shelling out big bucks include San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, and Boston, where Billing Coordinators typically earn around 66 percent, 35 percent, 28 percent, and 20 percent more than usual. The smallest paychecks in the market, 6 percent south of the national average, can be found in Baltimore. Workers in Austin and Dallas earn less than others in this profession; their -6 percent and -1 percent-salaries fall short of the national average.

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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$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%