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Certified Medical Biller Salary

The larger portion of Certified Medical Billers in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $14.46 per hour. The majority of Certified Medical Billers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — over a third lack coverage. On the flip side, a majority have medical insurance and just over two-fifths receive dental plans. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
$26,514 - $51,218
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MEDIAN: $35,522
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$10.15 - $19.38
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,514 - $51,218  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,026  
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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$21,629 - $43,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 81
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.15 - $19.38  
   
Overtime
$1.02 - $28.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,026  
   
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).
)
$21,629 - $43,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 394
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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 report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Collections, Medicaid, Accounts Receivable, and Medicare are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 8 percent, 7 percent, 6 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. For most people, competency in Accounts Receivable indicates knowledge of Medicaid & Medicare Billing and Collections.

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Medical Biller

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Certified Medical Billers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $29K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $33K. For Certified Medical Billers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $36K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $37K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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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%


Medicare
up arrow 6%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 4%

Medical Coding
up arrow 3%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 3%

National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 37%