Entry-Level Billing Specialist Salary

Entry-Level Billing Specialists can expect wages of $14.46 per hour on average. While some workers in this profession — nearly one in four — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance. Entry-Level Billing Specialists who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 85 percent. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Billing Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,341 - $48,488

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$11.22 - $18.70

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,341 - $48,488  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,055  
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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$24,294 - $43,681  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 339
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.22 - $18.70  
   
Overtime
$16.19 - $30.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,055  
   
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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$24,294 - $43,681  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 996
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Pay Difference by Location


Entry-Level Billing Specialists in Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago — the three largest cities in the United States — make significantly more than the national average. Those in the field find the lowest salaries in San Antonio, 14 percent below the national average. Workers in Orlando and Cleveland earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (8 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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Microsoft Office
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Accounts Payable
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Microsoft Excel
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Accounts Receivable
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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 235 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 24%
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