Medical Billing Specialist in Austin, Texas Salary

How much does a Medical Billing Specialist make in Austin, TX? A Medical Billing Specialist in Austin earns an average of $16.45 per hour. This is 3% above the national average for a Medical Billing Specialist which is $15.95 per hour. Wages for a Medical Billing Specialist in Austin range from $13.89 per hour to $21.03 per hour. Total Annual Compensation, which includes hourly rate and overtime for a Medical Billing Specialist in Austin ranges from $29,458 to $45,221 annually. Among those reporting, there is an average job satisfaction rating of 5 out of 5 stars. In Austin, women make up the majority of the workforce (90 percent). Many report receiving medical, dental, and vision benefits from their employer.

$13.89 - $21.03
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$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.45
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Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $13.89 - $21.03
Overtime $21.25
Annual Data $0$45K
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$29,458 - $45,221
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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 team of specialists to address medical codes and billing department procedures.

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Medical Billing Specialist Tasks

  • Verify accuracy of billing data and revise any errors.
  • Review and retain medical records in order to compute fees and charges due.
  • Prepare bills or invoices, and record amount due for medical procedures and services.
  • Contact patients in order to obtain or relay account information.

About Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
931,840
Male:
475,718 (51.1%)
Female:
456,122 (48.9%)
Austin (/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. It is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona. As of June 1, 2016, Austin had a population of 931,830 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). Located in Central Texas in the foothills of Texas Hill Country, the city is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways including Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and Lake Walter E. Long. It is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 2,010,860 as of June 1, 2016. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado...
Austin:
$62,250
Texas:
$55,653
$1,139
Austin:
$282,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.1%

Medical Billing Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Medical Billing Specialist

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Medical Billing Specialist Salaries

▲1%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Skills That Affect Medical Billing Specialist Salaries

Claim Handling
▲4%

Accounts Receivable
▲1%

Billing
▼0%

National Average
$35,000

Collections
▼1%

Insurance
▼10%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼10%

Data Entry
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 20%