The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Medical Billing Specialist in San Diego, California is $17.79.
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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 Skills for Medical Billing Specialist
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Skills in Billing, Claim Handling and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Knowledge of Medicaid & Medicare.
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 $16.84 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Medical Billing Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.25 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
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Employees with Medical Billing Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 15.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (11.0% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (5.1% less), Dallas, Texas (1.9% less) and Austin, Texas (1.7% less).
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