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 $17.51 per hour on average. Most Senior Medical Billing Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,366 - $56,394
(Median)
$28K
$39K
$56K
MEDIAN: $39,391
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90%

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$13.50 - $22.24
(Median)
$13
$18
$22
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,366 - $56,394  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,948  
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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$28,400 - $49,867  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.50 - $22.24  
   
Overtime
$15.57 - $33.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,948  
   
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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$28,400 - $49,867  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 206

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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 report a narrow range of specific skills. Medicaid & Medicare Billing and Medical Coding are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Medical Coding is a skill commonly found among those who know Medicaid & Medicare Billing.

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. The average beginner in this position makes around $34K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $37K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $39K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $41K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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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
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 18%