Collections Clerk, Medical Salary

For Collections Clerk, Medicals, hourly average wages total $15.25 per hour. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Collections Clerk, Medicals. While approximately one in four report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 89 percent of Collections Clerk, Medicals are female. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$21,447 - $46,000
$21K
$31K
$46K
MEDIAN: $31,414
10%
50%
90%

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$10.55 - $20.05
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.25
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,447 - $46,000  
   
Bonus
$507 - $11,836  
Total Pay (?
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$22,300 - $42,635  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$10.55 - $20.05  
   
Overtime
$21.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$507 - $11,836  
   
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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$22,300 - $42,635  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 122

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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 transition into an upper level Medical Billing Specialist position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Medical Billing Specialist makes $31K a year.

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Popular Skills for Collections Clerk, Medical


Collections Clerk, Medicals report a focused set 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 are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Collections and bill collections. Those with knowledge of bill collections tend to be skilled in Insurance as well.

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
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Collections Clerk, Medical Salaries

▲16%

▲9%

▲4%

National Average
$32,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Collections Clerk, Medical Salaries

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▲6%

▲3%

National Average
$32,000


▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 25%