Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

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)
485,820 0.7 % $16.31 $33,920 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.91 $13.00 $15.81 $18.70 $22.57
Annual Wage (2) $22,690 $27,050 $32,880 $38,890 $46,950


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 93,330 3.98 $16.14 $33,570
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 46,540 0.90 $16.27 $33,840
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 38,990 4.70 $16.31 $33,930
Management of Companies and Enterprises 23,600 1.24 $16.82 $34,990
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 16,100 2.34 $15.28 $31,770

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 38,990 4.70 $16.31 $33,930
Offices of Physicians 93,330 3.98 $16.14 $33,570
Office Administrative Services 12,440 3.08 $16.41 $34,140
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 5,890 2.57 $16.50 $34,310
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 16,100 2.34 $15.28 $31,770

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oil and Gas Extraction 180 0.11 $21.72 $45,180
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing 50 0.06 $20.66 $42,980
Scientific Research and Development Services 350 0.06 $20.60 $42,850
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds 730 1.66 $20.59 $42,840
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 80 0.02 $20.54 $42,720


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 57,030 4.06 1.07 $17.78 $36,980
Texas 42,960 4.17 1.10 $15.63 $32,500
New York 31,670 3.76 0.99 $17.86 $37,140
Pennsylvania 25,790 4.65 1.23 $15.94 $33,150
Ohio 22,810 4.58 1.21 $15.40 $32,040




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 10,670 6.16 1.63 $15.16 $31,540
New Jersey 19,190 5.09 1.34 $17.54 $36,470
Delaware 1,980 4.90 1.29 $16.74 $34,810
Pennsylvania 25,790 4.65 1.23 $15.94 $33,150
Ohio 22,810 4.58 1.21 $15.40 $32,040




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 1,380 2.14 0.57 $22.67 $47,160
Alaska 1,250 4.00 1.06 $19.33 $40,210
Connecticut 6,540 4.06 1.07 $19.26 $40,060
Massachusetts 10,710 3.39 0.90 $17.86 $37,150
New York 31,670 3.76 0.99 $17.86 $37,140





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 19,390 3.83 1.01 $18.84 $39,190
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 17,700 4.63 1.22 $17.09 $35,550
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 11,860 3.31 0.87 $17.14 $35,660
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 11,630 4.56 1.20 $16.96 $35,270
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 10,090 4.93 1.30 $16.48 $34,270
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 9,020 4.97 1.31 $17.50 $36,390
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 8,850 3.97 1.05 $16.42 $34,160
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 6,500 5.38 1.42 $18.44 $38,360
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 6,500 4.69 1.24 $17.71 $36,830
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 6,430 3.79 1.00 $17.36 $36,100