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Senior Medical Billing Specialist Salary

The larger portion of Senior Medical Billing Specialists in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $17.57 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,366 - $56,394
(Median)
$28K
$39K
$56K
MEDIAN: $39,391
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$13.46 - $22.21
(Median)
$13
$18
$22
MEDIAN: $17.00
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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$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,366 - $56,394  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,897  
Profit Sharing
$650 - $4,720  
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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$28,336 - $49,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.46 - $22.21  
   
Overtime
$15.57 - $33.51  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,897  
   
Profit Sharing
$650 - $4,720  
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).
)
$28,336 - $49,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 211

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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 usually report a few specific skills. Medical Coding and Medicaid & Medicare Billing 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.


For Senior Medical Billing Specialists, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $34K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $37K. For Senior Medical Billing Specialists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $39K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $41K.

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Experience Affects Senior Medical Billing Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Senior Medical Billing Specialist Salaries

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 1%

Medical Coding
up arrow 1%

National Average
$38,000

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
10%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 19%
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