The average hourly pay for a Medical Billing Specialist with Billing skills is $16.37.
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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
Popular Employer Salaries for Medical Billing Specialist
The top respondents for the job title Medical Billing Specialist are from the companies Cerner Corporation, Mercy Hospital and Parallon Business Solutions. Reported salaries are highest at Tenet Healthcare Corporation where the average pay is $18.11. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include MEDNAX and Cerner Corporation, earning around $17.66 and $16.96, respectively. Parallon Business Solutions pays the lowest at around $14.22. Change Healthcare and UnitedHealth Group also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $14.66 and $15.17, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Medical Billing Specialist
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Skills in Claim Handling, Insurance, Accounts Receivable and Medicaid & Medicare Billing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service.
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 $14.14 based on 81 salaries. An early career Medical Billing Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.21 based on 907 salaries. A mid-career Medical Billing Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.58 based on 664 salaries. An experienced Medical Billing Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.63 based on 822 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 26.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (8.9% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (8.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (1.2% less).
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