Senior Medical Billing Specialist Salary

Senior Medical Billing Specialists in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $17.76 per hour for pay. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most Senior Medical Billing Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$30,012 - $57,092
(Median)
$30K
$40K
$57K
MEDIAN: $39,598
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$13.50 - $22.29
(Median)
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$18
$22
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,012 - $57,092  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,883  
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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$28,679 - $50,278  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.50 - $22.29  
   
Overtime
$15.71 - $33.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,883  
   
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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$28,679 - $50,278  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 216
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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.


For Senior Medical Billing Specialists, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $34K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $38K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Senior Medical Billing Specialists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $40K. Senior Medical Billing Specialists who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $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 11%

Skills That Affect Senior Medical Billing Specialist Salaries

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 1%

Medical Coding
0%

National Average
$38,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 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
40%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 19%
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