Collections Clerk, Medicals in the United States pull down an average of $15.26 per hour. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While approximately one in four report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and a majority have dental, as well. Women make up the vast majority of Collections Clerk, Medicals (90 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Work is enjoyable for Collections Clerk, Medicals, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$22,500 - $47,738
$22K
$32K
$48K
MEDIAN: $31,945
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90%

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$10.51 - $20.48
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.26
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$22,500 - $47,738  
   
Bonus
$515 - $12,164  
Total Pay (?
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$22,300 - $43,940  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$10.51 - $20.48  
   
Overtime
$22.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$515 - $12,164  
   
Total Pay (?
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$22,300 - $43,940  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 130

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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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Collections Clerk, Medicals who go on to become Medical Billing Specialists may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Medical Billing Specialist, an upper-level role, pays $31K.

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Popular Skills for Collections Clerk, Medical


Collections Clerk, Medicals note just a narrow range of job skills. Most notably, skills in Medicaid & Medicare Billing, Insurance, bill collections, and Collections are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Collections and bill collections. Bill collections and Insurance are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Collections Clerk, Medical

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


For Collections Clerk, Medicals, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $30K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $34K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Collections Clerk, Medicals who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $35K. Collections Clerk, Medicals who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $37K.

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Key Stats for Collections Clerk, Medical

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
036
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Collections Clerk, Medical Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$32,000


Skills That Affect Collections Clerk, Medical Salaries

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
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Insurance
0%

National Average
$32,000



Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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