Billing Specialist Salary (United States)

A Billing Specialist earns an average wage of $15.12 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Data Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.
Billing Specialist Total Pay (?
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$29,030 - $52,376
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $38,677
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Billing Specialist Total Pay (?
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$11.74 - $20.07
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,030 - $52,376  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,014  
Profit Sharing
$394.53 - $2,075  
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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$25,285 - $46,976  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,900
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $20.07  
   
Overtime
$16.19 - $32.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,014  
   
Profit Sharing
$394.53 - $2,075  
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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$25,285 - $46,976  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,900
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Job Description for Billing Specialist

Billing specialists generally complete specific tasks related to a company’s billing and accounting needs; they are supervised by an office manager or billing manager. Day-to-day responsibilities of a billing specialists include preparing and submitting invoices through electronic or non-electronic means to ensure processing and payment; resolving issues related to payments by clients such as rejection or deduction analysis; and communicating with clients, legal staff, or others to coordinate revisions or adjustments for resubmission. Other responsibilities fielding questions from clients, clerical staff, and others; cooperating with the billing manager or office manager to ensure that their work adheres to the standards, guidelines, procedures, and deadlines set by the company; and preparing special documents as required by clients, attorneys, or managers. Billings specialists work in a normal office environment. Their hours depend on the company's needs, and this position may be part time or full time.
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Billing Specialist Tasks
  • Answer customer questions about billing and resolve any errors.
  • Submit customer insurance claims and process payments from insurance companies.
  • Manage customer accounts, collect payments, and update accounts to reflect changes.
  • Work with customers to set up payment plans and ensure bills are paid.

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Pay by Experience Level for Billing Specialist

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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Nashville
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Los Angeles
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Seattle
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Philadelphia
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$34,000
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Cleveland
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Billing Specialist Reviews

What is it like working as a Billing Specialist?
Billing Specialist in Brunswick:
Pros: I like the people I work with and I'm not micro managed.
Cons: Nothing is electronic. I hand key all claims, enter all claims into QuickBooks by hand, track payments (checks) as well as follow up all paper denials.

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Experience Affects Billing Specialist Salaries

National Average
$34,000

Skills That Affect Billing Specialist Salaries

Microsoft Excel
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Accounts Payable
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Billing
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Accounts Receivable
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National Average
$34,000
Customer Service
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Data Entry
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Insurance
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Collections
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Medicaid Billing
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 21%
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