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Entry-Level Billing Specialist Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Billing Specialists come in at around $14.43 per hour on average. Entry-Level Billing Specialists who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 84 percent. For the most part, Entry-Level Billing Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. While just under a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$28,377 - $48,033
(Median)
$28K
$36K
$48K
MEDIAN: $36,401
10%
50%
90%

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$11.07 - $18.82
(Median)
$11
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,377 - $48,033  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,054  
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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$24,213 - $43,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 315
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.07 - $18.82  
   
Overtime
$16.02 - $30.54  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,054  
   
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).
)
$24,213 - $43,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 889

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Pay Difference by Location


Los Angeles is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Billing Specialists, 36 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Billing Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+24 percent), Chicago (+22 percent), San Diego (+19 percent), and Seattle (+14 percent). San Antonio ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 9 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Orlando and Cleveland (7 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Billing Specialist Salaries

Accounting
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Data Analysis
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Accounts Payable
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Microsoft Office
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Billing
0%

Accounts Receivable
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$32,000

Collections
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Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Insurance
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Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 5%

Customer Service
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Medical Coding
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 238 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 23%