Entry-Level Billing Specialist Salary

Entry-Level Billing Specialists can expect wages of $15.12 per hour on average. Women make up the vast majority of Entry-Level Billing Specialists (86 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Billing Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. While roughly one in four report receiving no health benefits, a majority do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$29,176 - $51,536
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$39K
$52K
MEDIAN: $38,934
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$12.00 - $19.22
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$0$51K
Salary $29,176 - $51,536
Bonus $243.28 - $4,013
Profit Sharing $1,100
Commission $2,200
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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$25,661 - $44,393
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 290
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $12.00 - $19.22
Overtime $17.86 - $30.75
Annual Data $0$44K
Bonus $243.28 - $4,013
Commission $2,200
Profit Sharing $1,100
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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$25,661 - $44,393
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,005

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,806

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Billing Specialists, working in the bustling city of Los Angeles has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Billing Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+16 percent), Chicago (+15 percent), San Diego (+14 percent), and Phoenix (+11 percent). The lowest-paying market is Cleveland, which sits 9 percent below the national average. Employers in Indianapolis and Portland also lean toward paying below-median salaries (5 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

Billing Specialist Advice

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

Billing Specialist in Aurora:
"Do Not Expect Organization."
Be open to teaching yourself in order to give your best.

Billing Specialist in Atlanta:
"Lack of growth opportunities."

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
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 231 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
18%
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Skills That Affect Billing Specialist Salaries

Accounting
▲7%

Data Analysis
▲7%



Microsoft Office
▲1%

National Average
$33,000

Accounts Payable
▼1%

Billing
▼2%

▼2%

Customer Service
▼2%

bill collections
▼2%

Collections
▼5%

Insurance
▼6%


Medical Coding
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 231 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 27%
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