The larger portion of Legal Billing Specialists in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $50K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The majority of Legal Billing Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,212 - $69,098
(Median)
$36K
$50K
$69K
MEDIAN: $49,717
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$14.85 - $27.87
(Median)
$15
$20
$28
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,212 - $69,098  
   
Bonus
$250.83 - $3,091  
Total Pay (?
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$35,254 - $66,725  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 87
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.85 - $27.87  
   
Overtime
$15.79 - $38.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$250.83 - $3,091  
   
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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$35,254 - $66,725  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Billing Specialist

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


Legal Billing Specialists with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $39K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $46K. Legal Billing Specialists see a median salary of $52K after reaching one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $57K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Legal Billing Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Legal Billing Specialist Salaries

Accounting
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

National Average
$46,000

Billing
up arrow 2%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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