Senior Medical Billing Specialist Salary

Most Senior Medical Billing Specialists in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $18.21 per hour. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Senior Medical Billing Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,645 - $57,252
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$39K
$57K
MEDIAN: $39,417
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$14.12 - $22.85
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,645 - $57,252  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,966  
Profit Sharing
$4,020  
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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$29,775 - $51,775  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.12 - $22.85  
   
Overtime
$18.99 - $34.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,020  
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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$29,775 - $51,775  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 219
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Job Description for Senior Medical Billing Specialist

  • 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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Senior Medical Billing Specialists who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Medicaid & Medicare Billing and Medical Coding are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Medicaid & Medicare Billing and Medical Coding are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Medical Billing Specialist

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


Senior Medical Billing Specialists do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $35K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $38K. On average, Senior Medical Billing Specialists make $40K following one to two decades on the job. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $41K.

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Experience Affects Senior Medical Billing Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Senior Medical Billing Specialist Salaries

National Average
$39,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 1%

Medical Coding
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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