Charge Entry Specialist Salary

Charge Entry Specialists in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $14.26 per hour. Compensation ranges between $10.72 per hour and $17.70. Most Charge Entry Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. While some workers in this profession — slightly less than a fourth — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$27,000 - $37,500
(Median)
$27K
$31K
$38K
MEDIAN: $30,980
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$10.72 - $17.70
(Median)
$11
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$27,000 - $37,500  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $749  
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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$22,832 - $37,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.72 - $17.70  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $25.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $749  
   
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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$22,832 - $37,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 234

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Job Description for Charge Entry Specialist

  • 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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Charge Entry Specialists who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Those who have experience with Medical Coding, Data Entry, and Billing can expect to be compensated well for these skills. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Billing and Data Entry. Competency in Billing frequently indicates knowledge of Medical Coding.

Pay by Experience Level for Charge Entry Specialist

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


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $29K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $30K on average. After working for 10 to 20 years, Charge Entry Specialists make a median salary of $34K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $31K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Charge Entry Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Charge Entry Specialist Salaries

Medical Coding
0%

National Average
$30,000

Data Entry
up arrow 4%

up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 22%