Entry-Level Billing Specialist Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Billing Specialists come in at around $14.94 per hour on average. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Billing Specialists. The vast majority of Entry-Level Billing Specialists (85 percent) who participated in the survey are women. While some workers in this profession — just under one in three — do not have any health coverage, the larger part do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,853 - $49,214
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$49K
MEDIAN: $38,038
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$11.76 - $18.69
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MEDIAN: $14.94
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,853 - $49,214  
   
Bonus
$412.17 - $3,979  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
Commission
$1,700  
Total Pay (?
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$25,025 - $43,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 288
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$11.76 - $18.69  
   
Overtime
$17.13 - $29.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$412.17 - $3,979  
   
Commission
$1,700  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$25,025 - $43,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 967

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,193

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For Entry-Level Billing Specialists, New York provides a pay rate that is 40 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Billing Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+19 percent), San Diego (+16 percent), Chicago (+15 percent), and Seattle (+12 percent). Trailing the national average by 8 percent, Cleveland is the market with the smallest paychecks. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Indianapolis (4 percent less) and Portland (3 percent less).

Billing Specialist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Billing Specialist in Olympia:
"Don't Get Overloaded."
Have a clear description of job duties. Otherwise employers will add on lots more work than what the title indicates.

Key Stats for Billing Specialist

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 194 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Billing Specialist Salaries

Accounting
▲9%

Data Analysis
▲8%


Microsoft Office
▲3%

Accounts Payable
▲2%


Billing
▼0%

bill collections
▼0%

National Average
$32,000

▼1%


Collections
▼4%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼4%

Medical Coding
▼4%

Insurance
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 194 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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