Women make up the vast majority of Certified Medical Billers in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $15.34 per hour. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Certified Medical Billers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Slightly less than a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a majority report medical coverage and one-half claim dental coverage as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$22,060 - $59,493
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MEDIAN: $34,152
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$11.81 - $20.21
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$22,060 - $59,493  
   
Bonus
$4,800  
Total Pay (?
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$24,279 - $43,845  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.81 - $20.21  
   
Overtime
$8.51 - $32.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$4,800  
   
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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$24,279 - $43,845  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 142

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Job Description for Certified Medical Biller

Certified medical billers work primarily for healthcare providers, such as hospitals, medical clinics, and doctors’ offices. Candidates must have strong knowledge of coding and billing related to in- and out-patient medical fees, dental billing, mental health services, and so on, as well as a high school diploma or GED and knowledge of medical/dental codes, such as ICD-9/10 & CPT.

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Certified Medical Biller Tasks

  • Verify accuracy of billing data and revise any errors.
  • Review and retain medical records in order to compute fees and charges due.
  • Prepare bills or invoices, and record amount due for medical procedures and services.
  • Contact patients in order to obtain or relay account information.

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Popular Skills for Certified Medical Biller


Certified Medical Billers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in bill collections, Accounts Receivable, Medicare, and Medical Coding are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 5 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Billing. Most people familiar with Accounts Receivable also know Collections.

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Medical Biller

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $30K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $32K. Certified Medical Billers bring in $35K after working for 10 to 20 years. As Certified Medical Billers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $41K.

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Key Stats for Certified Medical Biller

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
040
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Certified Medical Biller Salaries




National Average
$33,000


Skills That Affect Certified Medical Biller Salaries








Medicaid & Medicare Billing
0%

National Average
$33,000

Billing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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