Entry-Level Billing Specialist Salary

Entry-Level Billing Specialists can expect to earn an average of $14.95 per hour. Some workers in this field — just under a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. For the most part, Entry-Level Billing Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Entry-Level Billing Specialists (86 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$28,823 - $49,987
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MEDIAN: $38,603
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$11.80 - $18.70
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,823 - $49,987  
   
Bonus
$293.61 - $4,016  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
Commission
$1,700  
Total Pay (?
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$25,104 - $43,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 274
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$11.80 - $18.70  
   
Overtime
$17.29 - $29.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$293.61 - $4,016  
   
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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$25,104 - $43,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 948

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,256

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Surpassing the national average by 27 percent, Entry-Level Billing Specialists in Los Angeles receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Billing Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+18 percent), Chicago (+17 percent), San Diego (+16 percent), and Phoenix (+13 percent). Falling short of the national average by 8 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Cleveland. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Indianapolis and Portland (4 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

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
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 195 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Billing Specialist Salaries

Accounting
▲9%

Data Analysis
▲8%

Microsoft Office
▲3%



Accounts Payable
▲1%

Billing
▼0%

Customer Service
▼0%

National Average
$32,000

▼1%

bill collections
▼1%

Collections
▼4%


Insurance
▼5%

Medical Coding
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 195 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 28%