Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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)
493,840 0.7 % $16.80 $34,940 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.42 $13.41 $16.26 $19.37 $23.05
Annual Wage (2) $23,750 $27,890 $33,820 $40,300 $47,930


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 97,560 4.03 $16.59 $34,500
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 47,650 0.90 $16.78 $34,890
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 40,390 4.57 $16.60 $34,520
Management of Companies and Enterprises 25,990 1.22 $17.30 $35,980
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 17,060 2.30 $15.78 $32,820

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 4.57 $16.60 $34,520
Offices of Physicians 97,560 4.03 $16.59 $34,500
Office Administrative Services 15,370 3.52 $16.96 $35,280
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 6,380 2.62 $16.73 $34,800
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 17,060 2.30 $15.78 $32,820

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures (8) (8) $23.31 $48,480
Rail Transportation 250 0.11 $21.99 $45,730
Scientific Research and Development Services 330 0.05 $21.84 $45,420
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite) 250 0.16 $21.23 $44,150
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 2,660 0.20 $20.66 $42,970


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 55,350 3.76 1.01 $18.15 $37,760
Texas 43,370 3.97 1.07 $16.31 $33,920
New York 30,890 3.58 0.96 $18.32 $38,110
Florida 29,160 3.91 1.05 $15.80 $32,860
Pennsylvania 27,020 4.81 1.29 $16.30 $33,910




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 2,260 5.49 1.47 $16.91 $35,170
New Jersey 20,610 5.39 1.45 $18.53 $38,540
Kentucky 9,450 5.30 1.42 $15.18 $31,570
Maine 2,850 4.89 1.31 $15.86 $32,990
Pennsylvania 27,020 4.81 1.29 $16.30 $33,910




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 1,000 1.50 0.40 $22.89 $47,610
Alaska 1,290 4.00 1.07 $19.91 $41,400
Connecticut 5,970 3.65 0.98 $19.58 $40,730
Massachusetts 11,100 3.41 0.92 $18.97 $39,450
New Jersey 20,610 5.39 1.45 $18.53 $38,540





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 19,450 3.71 1.00 $19.52 $40,610
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 17,330 4.36 1.17 $17.54 $36,480
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 11,200 4.06 1.09 $17.90 $37,230
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 11,000 5.98 1.61 $17.33 $36,050
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 10,990 2.97 0.80 $17.45 $36,290
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 9,420 4.38 1.18 $17.47 $36,330
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 8,060 3.49 0.94 $16.52 $34,360
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 7,890 4.43 1.19 $16.92 $35,200
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 6,360 4.38 1.18 $18.89 $39,290
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 6,350 3.55 0.95 $18.38 $38,220