Salary for Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerks

Also known as:  Billing Clerk, Invoice Clerk, Invoice Control Clerk, Patient Account Representative, Posting Clerk, Statement Clerk, Statement Distribution Clerk, Statement Processor

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Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerks are also known as Accounting Clerks, Administrative Assistants and Billing Specialists. These professionals serve an array of duties within a business, from compiling data and fees and charges to preparing bills and invoices and calculating costs for goods and services. Accurate record keeping is an essential part of the job, therefore all who wish to pursue such a position should have this skill. Other skills that are needed include computer skills, bookkeeping, accounting and problem-solving skills. Billing, Cost and Rate Clerks must have at least a high school diploma, though an associate's degree or better is preferred.

A Billing, Cost, or Rate Clerk will normally get an average pay level of around 24000 to 36000 depending on education and tenure levels. Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerks will usually earn a wage of Thirty Three Thousand Three Hundred dollars on a yearly basis.

Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerks can expect the highest salaries in the District of Columbia, which has average pay scales of just about $45530. Professionals that work in these jobs make the most money in Utilities, where they can earn an average pay rate of $37790.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 18.60 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerks tend to make the most in the following industries
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $37,790
Utilities $36,540
Educational Services $35,670
Construction $35,180
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $34,690
Other Services (except Public Administration) $34,140
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Retail Trade $31,070
Accommodation and Food Services $31,620
Transportation and Warehousing $32,080
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $32,460
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $32,700
Wholesale Trade $32,840
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