For Houston Billing Specialists, hourly average wages total $16.49 per hour. The vast majority of Billing Specialists in Houston, Texas (86 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Although a majority have medical coverage and slightly more than half have dental coverage, over a third claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Billing Specialists in Houston. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

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$38,791 - $49,585  
   
Bonus
$1,680  
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$27,697 - $46,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Overtime
$27.05  
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$27,697 - $46,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Key Stats for Billing Specialist

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Billing Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Billing Specialist Salaries

Accounts Payable
up arrow 13%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 12%

Accounting
up arrow 8%

Data Entry
up arrow 7%

Billing
0%

National Average
$36,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 4%

Collections
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

bill collections
up arrow 8%

Insurance
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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