Senior Medical Billing Specialist Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Senior Medical Billing Specialists in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $18.21 per hour. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Senior Medical Billing Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$29,645 - $57,252
(Median)
$30K
$39K
$57K
MEDIAN: $39,417
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$14.12 - $22.85
(Median)
$14
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,645 - $57,252  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,966  
Profit Sharing
$4,020  
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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$29,775 - $51,775  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.12 - $22.85  
   
Overtime
$18.99 - $34.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,020  
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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$29,775 - $51,775  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 219
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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. Aptitude in Medicaid & Medicare Billing tends to also indicate an understanding 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, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $35K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $38K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Senior Medical Billing Specialists make a median salary of $40K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $41K on average.

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Experience Affects Senior Medical Billing Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Senior Medical Billing Specialist Salaries

National Average
$39,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 1%

Medical Coding
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 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
39%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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