Most Charge Entry Specialists in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $14.69 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly one-fifth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and the greater part claim dental coverage as well. Most Charge Entry Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$21,287 - $49,316
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$21K
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$49K
MEDIAN: $31,074
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$11.13 - $19.15
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$21,287 - $49,316  
   
Bonus
$500  
Total Pay (?
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$23,743 - $41,077  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Hourly Rate
$11.13 - $19.15  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.36  
Overtime
$14.90 - $29.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$23,743 - $41,077  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 196

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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

  • Contact customers in order to obtain or relay account information.
  • Review and retain hospital records in order to compute fees and charges due.
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Charge Entry Specialist


Job skills reported by Charge Entry Specialists are limited. Medical Coding and Data Entry are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 6 percent and 5 percent, respectively. For most people, competency in Billing indicates knowledge of Data Entry.

Pay by Experience Level for Charge Entry Specialist

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $29K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $33K. Charge Entry Specialists claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $36K. Charge Entry Specialists who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $32K.

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Experience Affects Charge Entry Specialist Salaries



Late-Career
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National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Charge Entry Specialist Salaries



Billing
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National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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