The average hourly pay for a Medical Billing Specialist with Billing skills in Houston, Texas is $17.41.
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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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Skills in Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medicaid & Medicare Billing, Bill Collections, Insurance and Claim Handling.
Pay by Experience Level for Medical Billing Specialist
An early career Medical Billing Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.46 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Medical Billing Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.49 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Medical Billing Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.26 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
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Employees with Medical Billing Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 18.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (2.4% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (18.8% less), Tampa, Florida (7.1% less) and Austin, Texas (5.3% less).
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