The average pay for a Medical Billing Specialist in Chicago, Illinois is $15.00 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$35,375 - $43,163
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$41K
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MEDIAN: $40,795
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$9.77 - $23.54
(Median)
$9
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $15.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$40,796  
   
Bonus
$2,550  
Total Pay (?
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$20,627 - $46,803  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.77 - $23.54  
   
Overtime
$3.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$2,550  
   
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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$20,627 - $46,803  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Experience Affects Medical Billing Specialist Salaries

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Medical Billing Specialist Salaries

Claim Handling
up arrow 6%

Data Entry
0%

National Average
$36,000

Insurance
up arrow 3%

Billing
up arrow 8%

Medicaid Billing
up arrow 13%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
68%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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