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 $18.20 per hour on average. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While some workers in this profession — approximately one in five — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and the larger part have dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Senior Medical Billing Specialists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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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Popular Skills for Senior Medical Billing Specialist
Senior Medical Billing Specialists who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Those who have experience with Medicaid & Medicare Billing, Accounts Receivable, and Medical Coding can expect to be compensated well for these skills. For most people, competency in Medicaid & Medicare Billing indicates knowledge of Accounts Receivable.
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. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $36K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $39K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $40K in this role. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.