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Medical Billing Clerk Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Medical Billing Clerk is $12.91 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Medical Billing Clerk Salary (?
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$21,624 - $47,135
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MEDIAN: $30,908
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Medical Billing Clerk Salary (?
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$9.94 - $17.38
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,624 - $47,135  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,452  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $6,000  
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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$20,818 - $37,793  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.94 - $17.38  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $26.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,452  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $6,000  
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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$20,818 - $37,793  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 759
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Job Description for Medical Billing Clerk

Medical billing clerks are responsible for all aspects of medical billing and payments. This primarily involves working with patients to collect payment on outstanding medical bills. They answer patient questions regarding repayment methods and billing disputes, as well as work with insurance companies, Medicare, and Medicaid to collect payment on medical bills and post received funds to hospital accounts. Medical billing clerks analyze older billing records and make recommendations for payment recovery; they may refer bills for collection after exhausting all attempts to contact patients. They manage billing records (ensuring the accuracy of all information) and work with aged trial balance (ATB) reports to manage claims.
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Medical Billing Clerk Tasks
  • Prepare bills or invoices, and record amount due for medical procedures and services.
  • Contact patients in order to obtain or relay account information.
  • Verify accuracy of billing data and revise any errors.
  • Review and retain medical records in order to compute fees and charges due.

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Medical Billing Clerk Reviews

What is it like working as a Medical Billing Clerk?
Medical Billing Clerk in Kendall Park:
"Not What I Signed Up For!"
Pros: I don't have to answer all calls that come in.
Cons: There are too many responsibilities and not enough time to do everything.

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Experience Affects Medical Billing Clerk Salaries

National Average
$28,000

Skills That Affect Medical Billing Clerk Salaries

Insurance
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Billing
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Medical Coding
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Data Entry
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National Average
$28,000
Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 124 votes.

Gender

Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 33%