Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
491,070 0.7 % $17.45 $36,300 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.81 $13.89 $16.85 $20.29 $24.15
Annual Wage (2) $24,570 $28,890 $35,050 $42,200 $50,240


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 97,410 3.88 $17.09 $35,540
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 42,720 0.81 $17.34 $36,070
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 40,390 4.37 $16.99 $35,330
Management of Companies and Enterprises 26,340 1.17 $18.07 $37,590
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 18,290 2.27 $16.43 $34,180

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 40,390 4.37 $16.99 $35,330
Offices of Physicians 97,410 3.88 $17.09 $35,540
Office Administrative Services 17,800 3.86 $17.32 $36,020
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 6,350 2.49 $17.26 $35,900
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 18,290 2.27 $16.43 $34,180

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oil and Gas Extraction 40 0.02 $24.84 $51,660
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures (8) (8) $23.83 $49,570
Motion Picture and Video Industries 320 0.08 $22.61 $47,040
Legal Services 6,600 0.59 $21.76 $45,250
Rail Transportation 170 0.08 $21.74 $45,220


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 58,450 3.77 1.06 $18.76 $39,020
Texas 43,590 3.77 1.06 $16.91 $35,160
New York 33,540 3.73 1.05 $19.12 $39,770
Florida 33,140 4.18 1.17 $16.24 $33,790
Pennsylvania 25,390 4.45 1.25 $17.29 $35,950



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)
Delaware 2,320 5.35 1.50 $17.71 $36,830
Kentucky 9,410 5.12 1.44 $15.79 $32,840
New Jersey 18,560 4.75 1.33 $19.12 $39,770
Pennsylvania 25,390 4.45 1.25 $17.29 $35,950
Arizona 11,370 4.39 1.23 $16.49 $34,300



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 850 1.25 0.35 $25.66 $53,370
Connecticut 5,380 3.24 0.91 $21.06 $43,810
Alaska 1,230 3.77 1.06 $20.42 $42,480
Massachusetts 10,110 2.98 0.84 $19.84 $41,260
New York 33,540 3.73 1.05 $19.12 $39,770




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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 24,570 3.79 1.06 $19.76 $41,090
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 19,470 4.74 1.33 $17.91 $37,240
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 11,320 3.86 1.09 $18.58 $38,640
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 9,940 2.78 0.78 $18.56 $38,600
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 9,510 4.08 1.15 $18.01 $37,450
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 8,050 4.29 1.21 $16.68 $34,690
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 7,530 3.04 0.85 $17.81 $37,040
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 6,820 5.34 1.50 $19.89 $41,370
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 6,350 4.17 1.17 $19.47 $40,490
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 6,250 3.33 0.93 $18.80 $39,100