The average hourly pay for a Medical Billing Clerk is $14.43.
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Job Description for Medical Billing Clerk
Medical billing clerks are responsible for all aspects of medical billing and payments. This primarily involves working with patients to collect payment on outstanding medical bills. They answer patient questions regarding repayment methods and billing disputes, as well as work with insurance companies, Medicare, and Medicaid to collect payment on medical bills and post received funds to hospital accounts. Medical billing clerks analyze older billing records and make recommendations for payment…Read more
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Skills in Billing, Data Entry, Insurance and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medicaid & Medicare Billing.
Pay by Experience Level for Medical Billing Clerk
An entry-level Medical Billing Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.95 based on 54 salaries. An early career Medical Billing Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.52 based on 255 salaries. A mid-career Medical Billing Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.82 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Medical Billing Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.75 based on 113 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
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Employees with Medical Billing Clerk in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 14.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in St. Louis, Missouri (2.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (0.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Las Vegas, Nevada (16.8% less), Miami, Florida (9.9% less) and New York, New York (9.9% less).
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