Legal Billing Specialist Salary

The average Legal Billing Specialist in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $49K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little more than half. For the most part, Legal Billing Specialists enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (90 percent) of Legal Billing Specialists who took the survey are female. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$35,947 - $64,901
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$49K
$65K
MEDIAN: $48,603
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$15.11 - $25.91
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$0$64K
Salary $35,947 - $64,901
Bonus $248.32 - $2,740
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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$35,028 - $63,180
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 82
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $15.11 - $25.91
Overtime $16.38 - $48.94
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $248.32 - $2,740
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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$35,028 - $63,180
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 51

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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 skills are beneficial in this position to locate information quickly. Legal billing specialists must also offer clients assistance as needed and answer questions they may have regarding their bills, and close attention to detail and the ability to work well with others are also helpful.

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Billing Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Legal Billing Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Billing Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 52 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Billing Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Legal Billing Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 46 salaries. A Legal Billing Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 21 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a Legal Billing Specialist?

Legal Billing Specialist in Miami:
"Work Flexibility."
Pros: Working from home.
Cons: Supervisement.

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Key Stats for Legal Billing Specialist

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
20%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Legal Billing Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$47,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Legal Billing Specialist Salaries

electronic billing
▲11%

Accounting
▲10%

Microsoft Excel
▲8%

National Average
$47,000

▼3%

Accounts Receivable
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 17%
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