Entry-Level Billing Specialist Salary

Entry-Level Billing Specialists can expect wages of $14.46 per hour on average. Most Entry-Level Billing Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the vast majority of Entry-Level Billing Specialists (85 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Although a fair number have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, roughly a fourth claim no health benefits at all. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,270 - $48,516
(Median)
$28K
$37K
$49K
MEDIAN: $36,785
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$11.24 - $18.70
(Median)
$11
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,270 - $48,516  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,041  
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $2,000  
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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$24,315 - $43,546  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 334
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.24 - $18.70  
   
Overtime
$15.97 - $30.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,041  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $2,000  
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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$24,315 - $43,546  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 984
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Pay Difference by Location


Folks in search of above-average pay will head to one of the three largest American cities: Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago boast higher pay rates than the national average for this field. The lowest-paying market is San Antonio, which sits 14 percent below the national average. Workers in Orlando and Cleveland earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (7 percent less and 6 percent less, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Billing Specialist Salaries

Data Analysis
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Accounting
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Accounts Payable
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Accounts Receivable
0%

National Average
$32,000

Billing
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Collections
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Data Entry
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Customer Service
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Medicaid & Medicare Billing
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Insurance
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Medical Coding
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 236 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 24%
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