Charge Entry Specialist Salary

The larger portion of Charge Entry Specialists in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $14.29 per hour. Pay generally varies between $10.95 per hour and $18.37. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$25,025 - $40,711
(Median)
$25K
$32K
$41K
MEDIAN: $31,880
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$10.95 - $18.37
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$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$25,025 - $40,711  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $509  
Total Pay (?
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$23,351 - $39,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.95 - $18.37  
   
Overtime
$3.27 - $26.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $509  
   
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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$23,351 - $39,330  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 270
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Job Description for Charge Entry Specialist

A charge entry specialist works for a medical company and is responsible for carefully reviewing many types of data given by clients. This data can include demographics, patient billing, and insurance information gathering. The job of charge entry specialist improves client services and operations by productively and efficiently distributing this data.

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Charge Entry Specialist Tasks

  • Input, review and prepare patient and insurance data into the charge master system.
  • Research and verify accuracy of billing data and revise any errors including adjustments and denials.
  • Contact customers in order to obtain or relay account information.
  • Review and retain hospital records in order to compute fees and charges due.

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Popular Skills for Charge Entry Specialist


Survey takers who work as Charge Entry Specialists typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Medical Coding, Data Entry, and Billing can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Billing. Employees educated in Billing are typically practiced in Medical Coding, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Charge Entry Specialist

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


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 $32K. For Charge Entry Specialists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $35K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $31K.

Charge Entry Specialist Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Charge Entry Specialist in Cincinnati:
"How unfairly paid we are compared to other departments."
Know your resources, accuracy is a must and above all else own the responsibilities of the job.

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Experience Affects Charge Entry Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Late-Career
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National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Charge Entry Specialist Salaries

National Average
$30,000

Medical Coding
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Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Billing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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