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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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. Excludes “Medical Records Specialists” (29-2072).


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)
466,450 0.8 % $19.53 $40,620 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.30 $15.84 $18.63 $22.87 $27.55
Annual Wage (2) $27,650 $32,940 $38,740 $47,580 $57,300


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 93,180 3.52 $19.04 $39,610
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 40,470 0.72 $19.60 $40,760
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 32,170 3.29 $18.68 $38,850
Management of Companies and Enterprises 28,790 1.17 $20.04 $41,680
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 21,370 2.24 $18.38 $38,240

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Offices of Physicians 93,180 3.52 $19.04 $39,610
Office Administrative Services 17,210 3.45 $19.79 $41,170
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 32,170 3.29 $18.68 $38,850
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 21,370 2.24 $18.38 $38,240
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 5,900 2.13 $18.91 $39,340

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Natural Gas Distribution 270 0.25 $25.61 $53,270
Personal Care Services (8) (8) $25.31 $52,640
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 1,580 0.41 $25.20 $52,420
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 40 0.13 $24.89 $51,770
Legal Services 6,950 0.61 $24.61 $51,180


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 52,010 2.99 0.94 $21.65 $45,020
Texas 45,260 3.64 1.15 $18.55 $38,590
New York 33,630 3.53 1.11 $21.88 $45,500
Florida 29,350 3.34 1.05 $18.01 $37,470
Pennsylvania 20,870 3.54 1.11 $19.30 $40,150




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)
New Jersey 18,650 4.56 1.44 $20.64 $42,920
Delaware 2,050 4.53 1.43 $21.35 $44,400
Nebraska 4,280 4.36 1.37 $18.09 $37,620
Utah 6,390 4.25 1.34 $18.28 $38,020
Kentucky 7,970 4.20 1.32 $17.32 $36,020




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 960 1.32 0.42 $30.51 $63,460
Alaska 1,090 3.44 1.08 $22.40 $46,600
Connecticut 5,110 3.07 0.97 $22.19 $46,160
Washington 10,140 3.06 0.96 $21.90 $45,550
New York 33,630 3.53 1.11 $21.88 $45,500





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-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 37,730 3.91 1.23 $22.28 $46,350
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 19,850 3.18 1.00 $21.52 $44,770
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 15,230 4.17 1.31 $19.20 $39,940
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 12,740 2.73 0.86 $21.67 $45,070
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 11,880 4.13 1.30 $21.22 $44,130
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 10,740 3.52 1.11 $20.00 $41,600
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 9,650 3.52 1.11 $19.18 $39,890
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 9,190 3.48 1.09 $18.82 $39,150
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 7,410 3.49 1.10 $19.23 $40,000
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 7,150 2.55 0.80 $22.29 $46,370