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Charge Entry Specialist Salary

Charge Entry Specialists in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $14.16 per hour. Pay ranges from $10.63 per hour on the low end to $17.69 on the high end. Most Charge Entry Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by more than half. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
$27,000 - $47,500
(Median)
27K
48K
MEDIAN: $31,819
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$10.63 - $17.69
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$27,000 - $47,500  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $894  
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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$22,498 - $37,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.63 - $17.69  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $26.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $894  
   
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).
)
$22,498 - $37,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 216
United States (change)

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 only report a few specific skills. Medical Coding and Billing are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Billing. 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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $28K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $30K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $34K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $32K.

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Experience Affects Charge Entry Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Charge Entry Specialist Salaries

Medical Coding
0%

National Average
$30,000

Billing
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 23%