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Medical Billing Operations Director Salary

With somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths 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 $40K to $97K per year and averages out to $68K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Nearly one-fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and the greater part claim dental coverage as well. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The vast majority of Medical Billing Operations Directors (85 percent) who responded to the survey are women. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$45,315 - $96,056
(Median)
$45K
$68K
$96K
MEDIAN: $68,368
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90%

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$10.93 - $34.20
(Median)
$11
$19
$34
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$45,315 - $96,056  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,411  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,663  
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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$40,259 - $97,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 206
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.93 - $34.20  
   
Overtime
$14.92 - $26.45  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,411  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,663  
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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$40,259 - $97,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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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 report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Billing, Medicaid & Medicare Billing, Medical Coding, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Receivable, Medical Coding, and Medicaid & Medicare Billing. Medicaid & Medicare Billing and Medical Coding are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Billing Operations Director

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


For many Medical Billing Operations Directors, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $42K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $56K. Medical Billing Operations Directors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $73K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $74K on average.

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Experience Affects Medical Billing Operations Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$65,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Entry-Level
up arrow 35%

Skills That Affect Medical Billing Operations Director Salaries

Billing
0%

National Average
$65,000


Medical Coding
up arrow 8%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 25%
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