Senior Medical Billing Specialist Salary

Women comprise the majority of Senior Medical Billing Specialists in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $17.81 per hour on average. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Senior Medical Billing Specialists. A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to half. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$29,544 - $59,168

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$13.51 - $22.27

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,544 - $59,168  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,883  
Profit Sharing
$786 - $6,511  
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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$28,687 - $50,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.51 - $22.27  
   
Overtime
$15.46 - $33.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,883  
   
Profit Sharing
$786 - $6,511  
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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$28,687 - $50,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 217
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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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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Senior Medical Billing Specialists who took the survey. Medicaid & Medicare Billing and Medical Coding are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Experience with Medicaid & Medicare Billing is often linked with knowledge of Medical Coding.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Medical Billing Specialist

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Senior Medical Billing Specialists — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $34K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $38K. For Senior Medical Billing Specialists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $40K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $41K.

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Experience Affects Senior Medical Billing Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Senior Medical Billing Specialist Salaries

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$38,000

Medical Coding
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 20%
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