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 $14.66 per hour. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although the greater part have medical coverage and more than two-fifths have dental coverage, just under one in three claim no health benefits at all. Work is enjoyable for Certified Medical Billers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$26,329 - $51,468

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$10.35 - $19.47

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,329 - $51,468  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,825  
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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$22,319 - $43,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.35 - $19.47  
   
Overtime
$0.97 - $29.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,825  
   
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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$22,319 - $43,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 338
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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

  • 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, Accounts Receivable, Medicaid, and Medicare are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 4 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Billing. 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.


Certified Medical Billers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The average inexperienced worker earns $30K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $32K. Certified Medical Billers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $36K. 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
$32,000


Skills That Affect Certified Medical Biller Salaries

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%

Collections
up arrow 4%

Medicare
up arrow 4%

Medicaid
up arrow 4%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 3%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 2%

Medical Coding
up arrow 1%

National Average
$32,000

Billing
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 31%
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