Certified Medical Biller Salary

Women comprise the majority of Certified Medical Billers in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $14.64 per hour on average. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and approximately one in three lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the larger part and dental coverage is claimed by just over two-fifths. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,342 - $51,317
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$25K
$35K
$51K
MEDIAN: $35,418
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$10.31 - $19.41
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$15
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,342 - $51,317  
   
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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$22,202 - $43,147  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.31 - $19.41  
   
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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$22,202 - $43,147  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 349
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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 suggest that Certified Medical Billers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. 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 seem to negatively impact pay include Billing. Those familiar with Accounts Receivable also tend to 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $32K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $30K. Certified Medical Billers bring in $36K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $37K on average.

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Experience Affects Certified Medical Biller Salaries




National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Certified Medical Biller Salaries




Medicare
up arrow 4%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 3%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 2%

Medical Coding
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National Average
$31,000

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
8%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
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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