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Certified Medical Biller Salary

Women account for the majority of Certified Medical Billers in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $14.54 per hour. The majority of Certified Medical Billers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although approximately one-third lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and more than two-fifths get dental coverage, too.

$25,750 - $51,157
(Median)
$26K
$36K
$51K
MEDIAN: $35,621
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90%

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$10.21 - $19.30
(Median)
$10
$15
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,750 - $51,157  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,992  
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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$21,813 - $43,531  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $19.30  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $29.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,992  
   
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).
)
$21,813 - $43,531  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 353

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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 seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Medicaid, Collections, Accounts Receivable, and Medicare are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 7 percent. Those proficient in Accounts Receivable are, more often than not, also skilled in 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. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $32K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $29K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $36K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $37K.

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Experience Affects Certified Medical Biller Salaries




National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Certified Medical Biller Salaries

Medicaid
up arrow 7%



Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 4%

Medicare
up arrow 4%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 3%

Medical Coding
up arrow 2%

National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 34%