The average pay for a Claims Processor/Billing is $14.82 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$27,911 - $48,361
(Median)
$28K
$37K
$48K
MEDIAN: $36,706
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$11.41 - $18.67
(Median)
$11
$15
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$27,911 - $48,361  
   
Bonus
$86.81 - $3,915  
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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$24,572 - $43,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.41 - $18.67  
   
Overtime
$16.62 - $30.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$86.81 - $3,915  
   
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).
)
$24,572 - $43,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 213
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Job Description for Claims Processor/Billing

A claims/billing processor works for an insurance company to process claims from clients and analyze patient files to make sure patients are eligible for said claims. He/she may determine a claim's eligibility independently or pass it on to investigators or another department for review, and will also determine how much is owed by the customer, if anything, and bill accordingly.

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Claims Processor/Billing Tasks

  • Update database and process necessary paperwork.
  • Reviews claims for accuracy and completeness, verify eligibility and coverage level.
  • Assists in making claim settlement determinations.
  • Provides customer service to clients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Claims Processor/Billing

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

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Experience Affects Claims Processor/Billing Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Claims Processor/Billing Salaries

Medical Coding
up arrow 4%

Claim Handling
0%

National Average
$32,000

Billing
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Data Entry
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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