Charge Entry Specialist Salary (United States)

Most Charge Entry Specialists in the United States are women. The work force as a whole earns a median of approximately $14.30 per hour. Compensation ranges from $10.73 per hour on the low end to $17.83 on the high end. Although 23 percent lack health benefits of any kind, most do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. Most Charge Entry Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
Charge Entry Specialist Salary (?
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$25,760 - $53,327
(Median)
26K
53K
MEDIAN: $31,264
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Charge Entry Specialist Salary (?
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$10.73 - $17.83
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,760 - $53,327  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $958  
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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$22,700 - $37,672  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.73 - $17.83  
   
Overtime
$1.50 - $26.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $958  
   
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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$22,700 - $37,672  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 207
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Charge Entry Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Starting at around $29K, salaries see a boost to $31K after five to 10 years. After 10 to 20 years, salary hovers around $34K. After two decades on the job, Charge Entry Specialists' pay actually begins to decline, averaging $33K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 23 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 7 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 6 percent. Between one and nine years of experience is the norm for people in this field—more than half of those surveyed fit this bill.

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Experience Affects Charge Entry Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%
Late-Career
up arrow 10%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$30,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Charge Entry Specialist Salaries

Medical Coding
up arrow 2%
National Average
$30,000
Billing
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 23%
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