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Claims Processor/Billing Salary

A Claims Processor/Billing earns an average wage of $14.10 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
$24,916 - $42,329
(Median)
$25K
$32K
$42K
MEDIAN: $32,084
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$10.28 - $18.14
(Median)
$10
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$24,916 - $42,329  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,930  
Profit Sharing
$450.00 - $700  
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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$22,669 - $41,096  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 101
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.28 - $18.14  
   
Overtime
$14.25 - $27.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,930  
   
Profit Sharing
$450.00 - $700  
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).
)
$22,669 - $41,096  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 295
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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.

Common Career Paths for Claims Processor/Billing


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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 10%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Claims Processor/Billing Salaries

Claim Handling
up arrow 4%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 21%