Collections Clerk, Medical Salary

Median pay for Collections Clerk, Medicals in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $15.36 per hour. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Collections Clerk, Medicals claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although nearly one in four lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. The vast majority of Collections Clerk, Medicals (85 percent) who participated in the survey are women. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,000 - $40,000
$32K
MEDIAN: $32,164
50%

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$10.70 - $19.82
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.36
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$32,164  
   
Bonus
$503 - $11,920  
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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$22,551 - $41,828  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.70 - $19.82  
   
Overtime
$22.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$503 - $11,920  
   
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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$22,551 - $41,828  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 125

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Job Description for Collections Clerk, Medical

  • Locate and notify customers of delinquent accounts by mail or telephone.
  • Arrange for debt repayment or establish repayment schedules, based on customers' financial situations.
  • Record information about financial status of customers and status of collection efforts.
  • Monitor overdue accounts, receive payments and post amounts paid to customer accounts.

Common Career Paths for Collections Clerk, Medical


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Many Collections Clerk, Medicals move into a Medical Billing Specialist role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Medical Billing Specialists on average bring in a similar salary to Collections Clerk, Medicals.

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Popular Skills for Collections Clerk, Medical


Collections Clerk, Medicals only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Medicaid & Medicare Billing, Insurance, bill collections, and Collections are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Collections and bill collections. Bill collections and Insurance are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Collections Clerk, Medical

Pay by Experience for a Collections Clerk, Medical has a positive trend. An entry-level Collections Clerk, Medical with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 66 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Collections Clerk, Medical with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Collections Clerk, Medical which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 45 salaries. A Collections Clerk, Medical with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 14 salaries.

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Key Stats for Collections Clerk, Medical

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Collections Clerk, Medical Salaries

▲15%

▲8%

▲3%

National Average
$33,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Collections Clerk, Medical Salaries

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▲5%

▲1%

National Average
$33,000


▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 25%
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