Medical Billing Specialist in Baltimore, Maryland Salary

The average wage for a Medical Billing Specialist in Baltimore, Maryland is $16.13 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$12.87 - $23.49
$13
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.05
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $12.87 - $23.49
Overtime $27.45
Annual Data $0$48K
Bonus $203
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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$27,144 - $48,163
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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 Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore city, Maryland
621,849
Male:
294,027 (47.3%)
Female:
327,822 (52.7%)
Baltimore (/ˈbɔːltᵻˌmɔːr/, locally: [ˈbɔɫ.mɔɻ]) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 29th-most populous city in the country. It was established by the Constitution of Maryland and is not part of any county; thus, it is the largest independent city in the United States. Baltimore has more public monuments per capita than any other city in the country and is home to some of the earliest National Register historic districts in the nation, including Fell's Point (1969), Federal Hill (1970) and Mount Vernon Place (1971). More than 65,000 properties, or roughly one in three buildings in the city, are listed on the National Register, more than any other city in the nation. Founded in 1729, Baltimore is the second largest seaport in the Mid-Atlantic. Baltimore's Inner Harbor was once the second leading port of entry for immigrants to the United States and a major manufacturing center. After...
Baltimore:
$44,165
Maryland:
$75,847
$981
Baltimore:
$155,600
Maryland:
$299,800
6.0%

Medical Billing Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Medical Billing Specialist

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Medical Billing Specialist Salaries

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Mid-Career
▼9%

Skills That Affect Medical Billing Specialist Salaries

Knowledge of Medicaid & Medicare
▲8%

National Average
$37,000

Insurance
▼1%

Billing
▼2%

Accounts Receivable
▼2%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼2%

Claim Handling
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 21%