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How Much Does a Billing Specialist Earn In The United States?

Billing Specialist Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$33,000
$26,000
$33,000
$42,000
Billing specialists in the United States make an average salary of $33,874 per year or $16.29 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $26,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $42,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Delaware, New York, Connecticut, Maryland, and California provide the highest billing specialist salaries.

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Where Billing Specialists Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where billing specialists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Billing Specialists Earn In Different Cities?

While a billing specialist can average a salary of $33,874 per year, or $16.29 per hour, there are many opportunities for billing specialists to make more. For example, in Washington, DC you might make $54,219 per year. Other high-paying locations include New York, NY, Baltimore, MD and Vancouver, WA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Washington, DC where the average starting salary is $36,000. The highest paying states for billing specialists include Delaware, New York and Connecticut. Meanwhile, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Oklahoma offer the lowest salaries.
Location
City
Average Salary
Washington, DC
Salary Range44k - 66k$54k$54,219
New York, NY
Salary Range34k - 49k$41k$41,251
Baltimore, MD
Salary Range30k - 46k$38k$38,073

Vancouver, WA

Salary Range33k - 42k$38k$37,821
Boston, MA
Salary Range32k - 43k$38k$37,546
Los Angeles, CA
Salary Range32k - 43k$37k$37,496
Portland, OR
Salary Range32k - 41k$36k$36,410
Saint Paul, MN
Salary Range31k - 42k$36k$36,395
Denver, CO
Salary Range30k - 41k$35k$35,269
Philadelphia, PA
Salary Range28k - 42k$35k$34,590
$26k
$66k

High Paying Billing Specialist Jobs

Which Companies Pay Billing Specialists The Most?

If you want to get paid the most as a billing specialist, being employed by a company such as Sidley Austin or Mitchell International would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Crowe and CRST International also report highly competitive salaries for billing specialists.
Company
Company
Average Salary
Sidley Austin
Salary Range57k - 79k$68k$67,658
Mitchell International
Salary Range41k - 56k$48k$48,478
Crowe
Salary Range42k - 51k$47k$46,901
CRST International
Salary Range41k - 46k$44k$44,164
Landair
Salary Range36k - 50k$43k$42,753
RSM US
Salary Range38k - 46k$42k$42,336
Rummel Klepper & Kahl
Salary Range37k - 46k$42k$41,886
Southern Champion Tray
Salary Range36k - 42k$40k$39,722
AppleOne Employment Services
Salary Range33k - 40k$37k$37,053
Northside Hospital
Salary Range33k - 41k$37k$37,018
$31k
$79k

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Billing Specialist Salary History

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Location

    How Much Do Billing Specialists Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, billing specialist salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that professional, technology, and health care companies tend to offer much higher salaries for billing specialists. For example, billing specialists make a whopping average salary of $35,947 while working for professional companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $34,169 at technology companies and $33,108 at health care companies. But billing specialists may want to avoid working in the transportation industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $33,047.
    Industry
    Average Salary

    Professional

    Salary Range29k - 44k$36k$35,947

    Technology

    Salary Range29k - 39k$34k$34,169

    Health Care

    Salary Range30k - 36k$33k$33,108

    Transportation

    Salary Range30k - 36k$33k$33,047
    $29k
    $44k

    How Experience Affects Billing Specialist Salaries

    The salary for a billing specialist can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    Location
    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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    Utilities Billing Clerk
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    $45,011
    $45,011
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    Billing Specialist/Dispatcher
    Billing Specialist/Dispatcher
    Billing Specialist/Dispatcher
    Binghamton, NY
    Binghamton, NY
    01/30/2021
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    $33,392
    $33,392
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    Lutz
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    Omaha, NE
    Omaha, NE
    01/29/2021
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    $40,000
    $40,000
    01/29/2021
    City of Killeen
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    Killeen, TX
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    01/29/2021
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    $26,234
    $26,234
    01/29/2021
    Billing Clerk
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    Memphis, TN
    Memphis, TN
    01/29/2021
    01/29/2021
    $45,000
    $45,000
    01/29/2021
    Billing Clerk
    Billing Clerk
    Houston, TX
    Houston, TX
    01/29/2021
    01/29/2021
    $43,827
    $43,827
    01/29/2021
    Elyon International, Inc.
    Elyon International, Inc.
    Policy Billing Specialist I (Insurance)
    Policy Billing Specialist I (Insurance)
    Policy Billing Specialist I (Insurance)
    Portland, OR
    Portland, OR
    01/29/2021
    01/29/2021
    $33,392
    $33,392
    01/29/2021
    Billing Clerk
    Billing Clerk
    Omaha, NE
    Omaha, NE
    01/29/2021
    01/29/2021
    $35,479
    $35,479
    01/29/2021
    Avery Partners
    Avery Partners
    Billing Specialist
    Billing Specialist
    Billing Specialist
    Atlanta, GA
    Atlanta, GA
    01/29/2021
    01/29/2021
    $37,566
    $37,566
    01/29/2021
    Billing Clerk
    Billing Clerk
    Lexington, KY
    Lexington, KY
    01/29/2021
    01/29/2021
    $27,757
    $27,757
    01/29/2021