Certified Medical Biller Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Certified Medical Billers in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $15.15 per hour. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, more than a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the greater part and dental insurance is reported by more than two-fifths. Most Certified Medical Billers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$21,528 - $63,738
$22K
$36K
$64K
MEDIAN: $36,093
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50%
90%

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$11.81 - $21.40
$12
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.21
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$0$63K
Salary $21,528 - $63,738
Bonus $2,023
Total Pay (?
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$24,456 - $45,783
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $11.81 - $21.40
Overtime $0.00 - $34.42
Annual Data $0$45K
Bonus $2,023
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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$24,456 - $45,783
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 107

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Job Description for Certified Medical Biller

Certified medical billers work primarily for healthcare providers, such as hospitals, medical clinics, and doctors’ offices. Candidates must have strong knowledge of coding and billing related to in- and out-patient medical fees, dental billing, mental health services, and so on, as well as a high school diploma or GED and knowledge of medical/dental codes, such as ICD-9/10 & CPT.

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Certified Medical Biller Tasks

  • Verify accuracy of billing data and revise any errors.
  • Review and retain medical records in order to compute fees and charges due.
  • Prepare bills or invoices, and record amount due for medical procedures and services.
  • Contact patients in order to obtain or relay account information.

Common Career Paths for Certified Medical Biller


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Certified Medical Billers who go on to become Certified Medical Billing Specialists may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Certified Medical Billing Specialist, an upper-level role, pays $31K.

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Popular Skills for Certified Medical Biller


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in bill collections, Medicare, Medical Coding, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 5 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Billing. Most people skilled in Accounts Receivable are similarly competent in Collections.

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Medical Biller

Pay by Experience for a Certified Medical Biller has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Medical Biller with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 86 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Medical Biller with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Certified Medical Biller which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 38 salaries. A Certified Medical Biller with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 17 salaries.

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Key Stats for Certified Medical Biller

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Certified Medical Biller Salaries

▲26%

▲8%

▼0%

National Average
$33,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Certified Medical Biller Salaries


▲4%



▲2%


▲1%


National Average
$33,000

Billing
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 36%
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