Collections Clerk, Medical Salary

Average Collections Clerk, Medicals in the United States make around $15.38 per hour. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and over one-half have dental coverage, about a fourth claim no health benefits at all. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Women account for the majority of Collections Clerk, Medicals who took the survey — 84 percent to be exact. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$21,141 - $47,165
$21K
$33K
$47K
MEDIAN: $32,536
10%
50%
90%

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$11.57 - $19.85
$12
$16
$20
MEDIAN: $15.56
10%
50%
90%

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$0$47K
Salary $21,141 - $47,165
Bonus $491 - $11,836
Total Pay (?
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$24,238 - $42,554
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $11.57 - $19.85
Overtime $21.22 - $27.25
Annual Data $0$42K
Bonus $491 - $11,836
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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$24,238 - $42,554
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 102

Job Description for Collections Clerk, Medical

  • Locate and notify customers of delinquent accounts by mail or telephone.
  • Arrange for debt repayment or establish repayment schedules, based on customers' financial situations.
  • Record information about financial status of customers and status of collection efforts.
  • Monitor overdue accounts, receive payments and post amounts paid to customer accounts.

Common Career Paths for Collections Clerk, Medical


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Collections Clerk, Medicals who transition into an upper level Medical Billing Specialist position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Medical Billing Specialist makes $31K a year.

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Popular Skills for Collections Clerk, Medical


Survey takers who work as Collections Clerk, Medicals report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Medicaid & Medicare Billing, Insurance, bill collections, and Collections are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Collections and bill collections. Experience with bill collections is often linked with knowledge of Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Collections Clerk, Medical

Pay by Experience for a Collections Clerk, Medical has a positive trend. An entry-level Collections Clerk, Medical with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 66 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Collections Clerk, Medical with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Collections Clerk, Medical which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 45 salaries. A Collections Clerk, Medical with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 14 salaries.

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Key Stats for Collections Clerk, Medical

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Collections Clerk, Medical Salaries

▲13%

▲6%

▲1%

National Average
$33,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Collections Clerk, Medical Salaries

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▲3%

National Average
$33,000

▼1%


▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 21%