Legal Billing Specialist Salary

The average Legal Billing Specialist in the United States earns approximately $49K per year. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Female Legal Billing Specialists far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,982 - $65,849
$36K
$49K
$66K
MEDIAN: $48,932
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50%
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$15.10 - $25.93
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$20
$26
MEDIAN: $20.08
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$0$65K
Salary $35,982 - $65,849
Bonus $245.66 - $3,000
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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$34,505 - $63,813
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 83
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $15.10 - $25.93
Overtime $16.12 - $37.34
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $245.66 - $3,000
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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$34,505 - $63,813
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 50

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Job Description for Legal Billing Specialist

Legal billing specialists should have a bachelor’s degree in accounting, at least four years of experience in accounting, and at least one year in the legal field. These specialists are tasked with compiling billable hours for clients and providing them with bills on a daily and monthly basis, as well as auditing the books each month to ensure that all clients have been billed properly. They typically create invoices for clients and reports for the corporate team for review, and organizational skills are beneficial in this position to locate information quickly. Legal billing specialists must also offer clients assistance as needed and answer questions they may have regarding their bills, and close attention to detail and the ability to work well with others are also helpful.

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Billing Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Legal Billing Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Billing Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 52 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Billing Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Legal Billing Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 46 salaries. A Legal Billing Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 21 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a Legal Billing Specialist?

Legal Billing Specialist in Miami:
"Work Flexibility."
Pros: Working from home.
Cons: Supervisement.

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Key Stats for Legal Billing Specialist

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Legal Billing Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$47,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Legal Billing Specialist Salaries

electronic billing
▲12%

Accounting
▲11%

Microsoft Excel
▲8%

National Average
$47,000

▼2%

Accounts Receivable
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 16%
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