Medical Billing Operations Director Salary

With more than two-thirds of Medical Billing Operations Directors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $41K to $98K per year and averages out to $68K per year. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Medical Billing Operations Directors (84 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, about one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$44,464 - $97,189
(Median)
$44K
$68K
$97K
MEDIAN: $67,806
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$10.96 - $34.90
(Median)
$11
$20
$35
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$44,464 - $97,189  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,582  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$41,407 - $98,381  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 225
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.96 - $34.90  
   
Overtime
$15.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,582  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$41,407 - $98,381  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Job Description for Medical Billing Operations Director

A medical billing operations director is a high-level manager who works with a large hospital, clinic, or health care organization. He or she oversees all areas regarding the reimbursement to the company for services and procedures rendered. All managers in the billing department report directly to this person. The director ensures that billing operations are accurate and efficient and that they conform with generally accepted principles in the field.

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Medical Billing Operations Director Tasks

  • Directs the patient accounts staff to ensure billing, collections and customer services are in compliance with professional, state and federal standards.
  • Oversee and plan department goals, patient account receivables, cash budgets and forecasts.
  • Plan, implement and monitor accounting processes and procedures.
  • Create, implement and audit patient account processes to ensure timeliness, accuracy and compliance in order to maximize reimbursement.

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Medical Billing Operations Directors who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Most notably, skills in Accounts Receivable, Medicaid & Medicare Billing, Billing, and Medical Coding are correlated to pay that is above average. Medicaid & Medicare Billing is a skill commonly found among those who know Accounts Receivable.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Billing Operations Director

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


For Medical Billing Operations Directors, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $50K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $58K. Medical Billing Operations Directors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $73K. Medical Billing Operations Directors who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $74K on average.

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Experience Affects Medical Billing Operations Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$66,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Medical Billing Operations Director Salaries

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%

National Average
$66,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 2%

Medical Coding
up arrow 2%

Billing
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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