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Certified Medical Biller Salary

Most Certified Medical Billers in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $14.56 per hour. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While some workers in this profession — roughly one in three — do not have any health coverage, a majority do receive medical benefits and more than two-fifths have dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$26,350 - $51,317
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$26K
$35K
$51K
MEDIAN: $35,418
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$10.22 - $19.36
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$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,350 - $51,317  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,900  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $3,052  
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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$21,945 - $43,359  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.22 - $19.36  
   
Overtime
$0.97 - $29.14  
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.
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,900  
   
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $3,052  
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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$21,945 - $43,359  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 350

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Job Description for Certified Medical Biller

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

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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 Collections, Medicaid, Accounts Receivable, and Medicare are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 7 percent. Most people experienced in Accounts Receivable also know Collections and Medical Coding.

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Medical Biller

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


For Certified Medical Billers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $29K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $32K. Certified Medical Billers see a median salary of $36K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Certified Medical Billers who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $37K.

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Experience Affects Certified Medical Biller Salaries




National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Certified Medical Biller Salaries





Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 4%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 3%

Medical Coding
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National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 33%
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