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Entry-Level Billing Specialist Salary

The average Entry-Level Billing Specialist can expect to rake in roughly $14.45 per hour. The vast majority of Entry-Level Billing Specialists (85 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the larger part have dental coverage, around one in four claim no health benefits at all. Most Entry-Level Billing Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$28,447 - $47,775
(Median)
$28K
$36K
$48K
MEDIAN: $36,478
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90%

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$11.16 - $18.74
(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$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$28,447 - $47,775  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,043  
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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$24,272 - $43,479  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 327
National Hourly Rate 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$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.16 - $18.74  
   
Overtime
$16.05 - $30.60  
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 - $2,043  
   
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).
)
$24,272 - $43,479  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 938
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Pay Difference by Location


Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago, the three largest American cities, are home to some of the highest salaries for Entry-Level Billing Specialists; they all offer salaries above the field's national average. The smallest paychecks in the market, 9 percent south of the national average, can be found in San Antonio. Employers in Orlando and Cleveland also lean toward paying below-median salaries (7 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Billing Specialist Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 10%

Accounting
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
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Accounts Payable
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Microsoft Excel
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Accounts Receivable
0%

National Average
$32,000

Billing
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Collections
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
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Customer Service
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Insurance
up arrow 4%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 5%

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: 72% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 24%
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