The average pay for a Billing Specialist is $15.10 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Billing Specialist Total Pay (?
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$29,237 - $52,069
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MEDIAN: $38,968
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Billing Specialist Total Pay (?
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$11.63 - $19.91
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,237 - $52,069  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,014  
Profit Sharing
$197.97 - $2,061  
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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$25,227 - $47,278  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,588
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $19.91  
   
Overtime
$15.81 - $32.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,014  
   
Profit Sharing
$197.97 - $2,061  
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).
)
$25,227 - $47,278  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,588
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Job Description for Billing Specialist
Billing specialists generally complete specific tasks related to a company’s billing and accounting needs; they are supervised by an office manager or billing manager. Day-to-day responsibilities of a billing specialists include preparing and submitting invoices through electronic or non-electronic means to ensure processing and payment; resolving issues related to payments by clients such as rejection or deduction analysis; and communicating with clients, legal staff, or others to coordinate revisions or adjustments for resubmission. Other responsibilities fielding questions from clients, clerical staff, and others; cooperating with the billing manager or office manager to ensure that their work adheres to the standards, guidelines, procedures, and deadlines set by the company; and preparing special documents as required by clients, attorneys, or managers. Billings specialists work in a normal office environment. Their hours depend on the company's needs, and this position may be part time or full time.
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Billing Specialist Tasks
  • Answer customer questions about billing and resolve any errors.
  • Submit customer insurance claims and process payments from insurance companies.
  • Manage customer accounts, collect payments, and update accounts to reflect changes.
  • Work with customers to set up payment plans and ensure bills are paid.
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Pay by Experience Level for Billing Specialist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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$34,000
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Experience Affects Billing Specialist Salaries

National Average
$34,000

Skills That Affect Billing Specialist Salaries

Accounting
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Microsoft Excel
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Accounts Receivable
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Billing
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National Average
$34,000
Collections
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 358 votes.
Gender
Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 21%
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