The average salary for a Legal Billing Specialist is $49,992.
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Job Description for Legal Billing Specialist
Legal billing specialists should have a bachelor’s degree in accounting, at least four years of experience in accounting, and at least one year in the legal field. These specialists are tasked with compiling billable hours for clients and providing them with bills on a daily and monthly basis, as well as auditing the books each month to ensure that all clients have been billed properly. They typically create invoices for clients and reports for the corporate team for review, and organizational s…Read more
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Popular Skills for Legal Billing Specialist
Skills in Microsoft Excel and Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Bill Collections, Accounts Receivable and Billing.
Pay by Experience Level for Legal Billing Specialist
An entry-level Legal Billing Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $38,794 based on 7 salaries. An early career Legal Billing Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,344 based on 69 salaries. A mid-career Legal Billing Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,679 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Legal Billing Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,953 based on 60 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $56,002.
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Employees with Legal Billing Specialist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 25.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (18.4% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (11.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Louisville, Kentucky (26.9% less).
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