Billing Clerk Salary

The average wage for a Billing Clerk is $14.19 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Accounting and bill collections. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$26,522 - $52,288
$27K
$36K
$52K
MEDIAN: $36,284
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50%
90%

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$11.40 - $19.75
$11
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.46
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$0$52K
Salary $26,522 - $52,288
Bonus $253.87 - $5,210
Profit Sharing $3,000
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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$24,264 - $43,554
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 135
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $11.40 - $19.75
Overtime $16.52 - $31.39
Annual Data $0$43K
Bonus $253.87 - $5,210
Profit Sharing $3,000
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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$24,264 - $43,554
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 745

Job Description for Billing Clerk

The billing clerk reviews the financial work of other employees, ensuring tasks are completed in an efficient, effective manner. They inspect operational, technical, and financial information; for this reason, billing clerks must be be familiar with spreadsheet software, adding machines, audit reporting, and plans of action in case fraudulent activity is discovered. Further, the billing clerk must be willing to engage in clear, open, and honest conversations with the auditee, explaining any potential red flags or causes of suspicion. This is performed through a process of “final auditing,” in which the strengths, weakness, highlights, and recommendations discovered during the audit are explained to the auditee.

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Billing Clerk Tasks

  • Communicate with relevant parties regarding account and billing issues.
  • Create documentation relevant to billing activities.
  • Gather, process, and disburse information related to billing.

Common Career Paths for Billing Clerk


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Popular Skills for Billing Clerk

Pay by Experience Level for Billing Clerk

Pay by Experience for a Billing Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Billing Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 527 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Billing Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 223 salaries. An experienced Billing Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 216 salaries. A Billing Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 79 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,223

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Billing Clerk Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Billing Clerk?

Billing Clerk in Melbourne:
Pros: Management. Culture.
Cons: Not challenging enough.

Billing Clerk in Bakersfield:
"I feel well paid but do not enjoy the work."
Pros: I most like my hourly wage. I also enjoy wearing casual clothes.
Cons: I do not feel appreciated by upper management.

Billing Clerk in Greenwood Village:
"Work Flexibility."
Pros: The paperwork, billing, maintaining the AR Aging report, problem solving, etc.
Cons: Working for a small business you work through a lot of bumps in the road.

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Key Stats for Billing Clerk

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 173 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Billing Clerk Salaries

▲11%

▲8%

▲1%

National Average
$31,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Billing Clerk Salaries

Accounting
▲14%

bill collections
▲10%

Collections
▲3%

National Average
$31,000



Billing
▼2%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼2%

▼3%


Microsoft Office
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 173 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 31%