The average hourly pay for a Medical Billing Specialist is $16.36.
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Job Description for Medical Billing Specialist
Medical billing specialists are responsible for improving processes and resolving issues related to medical billing within a healthcare organization, as well as facilitating billing processes with standardized practices and assisting with accounting and customer service. These specialists have strong interpersonal skills to assist patients, physicians, and other health professionals and use their problem-solving abilities to resolve conflicts caused by billing errors. They generally work with a …Read more
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Popular Employer Salaries for Medical Billing Specialist
The top respondents for the job title Medical Billing Specialist are from the companies Cerner Corporation, Teamhealth, Inc. and Change Healthcare. Reported salaries are highest at MEDNAX where the average pay is $17.43. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include DaVita Inc. and Teamhealth, Inc., earning around $17.15 and $17.00, respectively. Change Healthcare pays the lowest at around $14.66. UnitedHealth Group and Conifer Health Solutions also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $15.56 and $16.75, respectively.
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Skills in Billing, Claim Handling, Insurance, Accounts Receivable and Medicaid & Medicare Billing are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Medical Billing Specialist
An entry-level Medical Billing Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.16 based on 213 salaries. An early career Medical Billing Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.24 based on 1,693 salaries. A mid-career Medical Billing Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.66 based on 1,164 salaries. An experienced Medical Billing Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.62 based on 1,468 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
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Employees with Medical Billing Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 22.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (9.7% more) and Dallas, Texas (7.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (1.9% less).
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