Average Charge Entry Specialist Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Charge Entry Specialist is $14.98.
MEDIAN $14.98
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $19
$102 - $2,013
Total Pay
$24,695 - $41,317

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Job Description for Charge Entry Specialist

Charge Entry Specialist Tasks
  • Contact customers in order to obtain or relay account information.
  • Review and retain hospital records in order to compute fees and charges due.
  • Input, review and prepare patient and insurance data into the charge master system.
  • Research and verify accuracy of billing data and revise any errors including adjustments and denials.

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Career Paths

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Charge Entry Specialist
Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Charge Entry Specialist

Skills in Billing, Medical Coding, Data Entry, Medical Terminology and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Charge Entry Specialist

An entry-level Charge Entry Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.11 based on 70 salaries. An early career Charge Entry Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.29 based on 164 salaries. A mid-career Charge Entry Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.55 based on 83 salaries. An experienced Charge Entry Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.74 based on 71 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Employees with Charge Entry Specialist in their job title in Kansas City, Missouri earn an average of 12.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (12.4% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (12.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (3.3% less).

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