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 $17.79 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Senior Medical Billing Specialists. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,122 - $59,168
(Median)
$30K
$39K
$59K
MEDIAN: $39,493
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$13.51 - $22.26
(Median)
$14
$18
$22
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,122 - $59,168  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,883  
Profit Sharing
$786 - $6,511  
Total Pay (?
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$28,727 - $50,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.51 - $22.26  
   
Overtime
$15.71 - $33.42  
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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$28,727 - $50,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 218
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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 typically list a handful of skills 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 also commonly seen together.

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. 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. Senior Medical Billing Specialists see a median salary of $40K after reaching one to two decades on the job. 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 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 52 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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