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.
|Salary||$35,947 - $64,901|
|Bonus||$248.32 - $2,740|
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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).)
|$35,028 - $63,180|
|Hourly Rate||$15.11 - $25.91|
|Overtime||$16.38 - $48.94|
|Bonus||$248.32 - $2,740|
|Total Pay (||$35,028 - $63,180|
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.Read More...
Legal billing specialists may be required to assemble annual budgeting plans or compile financial data for ownership or corporate review, and much of this work is done on computers, so prior experience with QuickBooks and Microsoft programs is highly beneficial. They must also be able to learn their clients' billing software if necessary, and may be responsible for overseeing other accountants and assisting with financial questions as they arise. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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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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