Certified Medical Biller Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Certified Medical Billers in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $14.59 per hour. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Although the greater part have medical coverage and just over two-fifths have dental coverage, nearly one-third claim no health benefits at all. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,532 - $51,173
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$26K
$35K
$51K
MEDIAN: $35,418
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$10.30 - $19.44
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$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,532 - $51,173  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,800  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $3,052  
Total Pay (?
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$22,282 - $43,292  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $19.44  
   
Overtime
$0.99 - $29.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,800  
   
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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$22,282 - $43,292  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 354
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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


Survey results imply that Certified Medical Billers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Medicaid, Collections, Accounts Receivable, and Medicare are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 5 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate 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 with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $29K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $32K. Certified Medical Billers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $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
$31,000


Skills That Affect Certified Medical Biller Salaries





Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Medicaid & Medicare Billing
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Medical Coding
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National Average
$31,000

Billing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 32%
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