Billing Specialist in Austin, Texas Salary

A Billing Specialist in Austin, Texas earns an average wage of $16.89 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$14.91 - $20.00
$15
$17
$20
MEDIAN: $16.80
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $14.91 - $20.00
Overtime $24.40
Annual Data $0$42K
Bonus $1,600
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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$24,876 - $42,937
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

Job Description for Billing Specialist

Billing specialists generally complete specific tasks related to a company’s billing and accounting needs; they are supervised by an office manager or billing manager. Day-to-day responsibilities of a billing specialists include preparing and submitting invoices through electronic or non-electronic means to ensure processing and payment; resolving issues related to payments by clients such as rejection or deduction analysis; and communicating with clients, legal staff, or others to coordinate revisions or adjustments for resubmission. Other responsibilities fielding questions from clients, clerical staff, and others; cooperating with the billing manager or office manager to ensure that their work adheres to the standards, guidelines, procedures, and deadlines set by the company; and preparing special documents as required by clients, attorneys, or managers. Billings specialists work in a normal office environment. Their hours depend on the company's needs, and this position may be part time or full time.

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Billing Specialist Tasks

  • Manage customer accounts, collect payments, and update accounts to reflect changes.
  • Work with customers to set up payment plans and ensure bills are paid.
  • Answer customer questions about billing and resolve any errors.
  • Submit customer insurance claims and process payments from insurance companies.

About Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
931,840
Male:
475,718 (51.1%)
Female:
456,122 (48.9%)
Austin (/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. It is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona. As of June 1, 2016, Austin had a population of 931,830 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). Located in Central Texas in the foothills of Texas Hill Country, the city is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways including Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and Lake Walter E. Long. It is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 2,010,860 as of June 1, 2016. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado...
Austin:
$62,250
Texas:
$55,653
$1,139
Austin:
$282,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.1%

Billing Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Billing Specialist

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%

Experience Affects Billing Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$37,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Billing Specialist Salaries

National Average
$37,000

Data Entry
▼4%

▼5%

bill collections
▼7%

Collections
▼7%

Customer Service
▼12%

Accounts Receivable
▼13%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 25%