Medical Billing Specialist Salary

A Medical Billing Specialist earns an average wage of $14.83 per hour.

$24,635 - $47,814
(Median)
$25K
$35K
$48K
MEDIAN: $34,678
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90%

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$11.32 - $19.11
(Median)
$11
$15
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$24,635 - $47,814  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,491  
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $5,152  
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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$24,092 - $41,472  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 431
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.32 - $19.11  
   
Overtime
$7.40 - $27.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,491  
   
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $5,152  
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).
)
$24,092 - $41,472  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,786
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Job Description for Medical Billing Specialist

Medical billing specialists are responsible for improving processes and resolving issues related to medical billing within a healthcare organization, as well as facilitating billing processes with standardized practices and assisting with accounting and customer service. These specialists have strong interpersonal skills to assist patients, physicians, and other health professionals and use their problem-solving abilities to resolve conflicts caused by billing errors. They generally work with a team of specialists to address medical codes and billing department procedures.

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Medical Billing Specialist 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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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Billing Specialist

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

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Experience Affects Medical Billing Specialist Salaries




National Average
$32,000


Skills That Affect Medical Billing Specialist Salaries

Medical Coding
up arrow 3%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 2%

Collections
up arrow 2%

Medicare
up arrow 2%

Medical Credentialing
up arrow 2%

Insurance
up arrow 1%

Knowledge of Medicaid & Medicare
up arrow 1%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 1%

Billing
0%

Claim Handling
0%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
0%

Medical Records
0%

National Average
$32,000

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
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Medicaid Billing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 552 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 29%
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