Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2010

43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks

Compile, compute, and record billing, accounting, statistical, and other numerical data for billing purposes. Prepare billing invoices for services rendered or for delivery or shipment of goods.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
483,440 0.7 % $16.00 $33,270 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.70 $12.82 $15.47 $18.45 $22.24
Annual Wage (2) $22,250 $26,660 $32,170 $38,380 $46,260


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Offices of Physicians 91,820 3.97 $15.96 $33,200
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 44,610 0.86 $15.90 $33,060
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 38,730 4.60 $15.93 $33,120
Management of Companies and Enterprises 23,340 1.22 $16.39 $34,080
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 16,100 2.42 $14.94 $31,070

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 38,730 4.60 $15.93 $33,120
Offices of Physicians 91,820 3.97 $15.96 $33,200
Office Administrative Services 11,100 2.81 $15.89 $33,050
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 5,770 2.53 $15.92 $33,120
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 16,100 2.42 $14.94 $31,070

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas 40 0.14 $21.83 $45,410
Scientific Research and Development Services 300 0.05 $20.34 $42,310
Other Investment Pools and Funds (8) (8) $19.66 $40,890
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 610 0.13 $19.61 $40,780
Legal Services 6,740 0.60 $19.51 $40,580


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 57,470 4.10 1.08 $17.45 $36,300
Texas 41,680 4.13 1.09 $15.17 $31,560
New York 32,630 3.91 1.03 $17.40 $36,180
Pennsylvania 24,680 4.50 1.18 $15.48 $32,200
Ohio 22,400 4.55 1.20 $14.89 $30,970




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Kentucky 10,460 6.10 1.60 $14.86 $30,900
Delaware 2,100 5.27 1.39 $16.66 $34,640
New Jersey 19,770 5.24 1.38 $17.21 $35,800
Ohio 22,400 4.55 1.20 $14.89 $30,970
Pennsylvania 24,680 4.50 1.18 $15.48 $32,200




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 1,610 2.51 0.66 $22.65 $47,110
Alaska 1,230 4.00 1.05 $18.98 $39,470
Connecticut 6,900 4.31 1.13 $18.87 $39,250
Massachusetts 11,090 3.55 0.93 $17.66 $36,730
Maryland 8,240 3.35 0.88 $17.50 $36,390

Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 19,610 3.94 1.04 $18.33 $38,120
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 17,450 4.57 1.20 $16.90 $35,150
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL Metropolitan Division 12,450 3.52 0.92 $16.62 $34,570
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 11,130 4.46 1.17 $16.58 $34,480
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 9,020 4.51 1.19 $16.41 $34,130
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 8,400 3.82 1.00 $16.89 $35,120
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 8,280 4.59 1.21 $17.34 $36,060
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 6,540 2.86 0.75 $19.65 $40,870
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 6,490 3.85 1.01 $17.01 $35,380
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 6,400 5.32 1.40 $18.12 $37,690




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rome, GA 320 9.02 2.37 $13.93 $28,970
Lewiston-Auburn, ME 370 7.94 2.09 $13.51 $28,110
Rochester, MN 750 7.59 1.99 $20.49 $42,620
Jackson, MI 360 7.30 1.92 $14.41 $29,970
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 770 7.15 1.88 $12.86 $26,740
Modesto, CA 1,050 6.95 1.83 $14.14 $29,410
Toledo, OH 1,950 6.88 1.81 $15.47 $32,190
Idaho Falls, ID 330 6.77 1.78 $14.12 $29,370
Spokane, WA 1,330 6.73 1.77 $15.48 $32,200
Macon, GA 590 6.53 1.72 $14.36 $29,880