Certified Medical Biller Salary

Women comprise the majority of Certified Medical Billers in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $15.20 per hour on average. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Health benefits are not claimed by all — close to a third lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and just over two-fifths have dental, too. Most Certified Medical Billers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$21,600 - $63,465
$22K
$35K
$63K
MEDIAN: $35,097
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50%
90%

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$11.73 - $21.30
$12
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.20
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$0$63K
Salary $21,600 - $63,465
Bonus $2,048
Total Pay (?
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$24,275 - $45,568
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $11.73 - $21.30
Overtime $-0.50 - $35.26
Annual Data $0$45K
Bonus $2,048
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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$24,275 - $45,568
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 108

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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.

Common Career Paths for Certified Medical Biller


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For Certified Medical Billers, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Certified Medical Billers earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Certified Medical Billing Specialist.

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Popular Skills for Certified Medical Biller


Survey results imply that Certified Medical Billers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in bill collections, Medicare, Medical Coding, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 5 percent, 4 percent, 3 percent, and 3 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Billing. Most people experienced in Accounts Receivable also know Collections.

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Medical Biller

Pay by Experience for a Certified Medical Biller has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Medical Biller with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 86 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Medical Biller with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Certified Medical Biller which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 38 salaries. A Certified Medical Biller with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 17 salaries.

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Key Stats for Certified Medical Biller

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Certified Medical Biller Salaries

▲26%

▲8%

▼0%

National Average
$33,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Certified Medical Biller Salaries


▲4%



▲2%


▲1%


National Average
$33,000

Billing
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 33%
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