Entry-Level Billing Specialists can expect to earn an average of $14.82 per hour. 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 (85 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under one in three are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$28,603 - $48,438
(Median)
$29K
$38K
$48K
MEDIAN: $37,778
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$11.63 - $18.56
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,603 - $48,438  
   
Bonus
$482.08 - $3,991  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
Commission
$5,300  
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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$24,769 - $43,243  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 284
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $18.56  
   
Overtime
$17.03 - $29.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$482.08 - $3,991  
   
Commission
$5,300  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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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$24,769 - $43,243  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 952
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,928

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For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Billing Specialists in Seattle enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 23 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Billing Specialists can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+20 percent), Chicago (+17 percent), San Diego (+17 percent), and Austin (+12 percent). The lowest-paying market is San Antonio, which sits 15 percent below the national average. Employers in Cleveland and Indianapolis also lean toward paying below-median salaries (7 percent lower and 3 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Billing Specialist Salaries

Accounting
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Data Analysis
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Microsoft Office
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Accounts Receivable
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Accounts Payable
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Billing
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$32,000

bill collections
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Data Entry
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Customer Service
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Collections
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Medical Coding
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Insurance
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Medicaid & Medicare Billing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 193 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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