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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

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 Billing and Posting Clerks
Industry profile for Billing and Posting Clerks
Geographic profile for Billing and Posting Clerks

National estimates for Billing and Posting Clerks:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Billing and Posting Clerks:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
445,160 0.9 % $ 20.01 $ 41,610 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for Billing and Posting Clerks:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 13.61 $ 16.18 $ 19.03 $ 23.41 $ 28.28
Annual Wage (2) $ 28,300 $ 33,650 $ 39,590 $ 48,690 $ 58,820


Industry profile for Billing and Posting Clerks:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Billing and Posting Clerks:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Offices of Physicians 84,700 3.27 $ 19.50 $ 40,560
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 39,410 0.70 $ 20.12 $ 41,850
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 31,830 3.25 $ 19.20 $ 39,950
Management of Companies and Enterprises 27,490 1.13 $ 20.57 $ 42,780
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 19,890 2.20 $ 18.85 $ 39,200

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Billing and Posting Clerks:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Office Administrative Services 18,290 3.67 $ 20.25 $ 42,110
Offices of Physicians 84,700 3.27 $ 19.50 $ 40,560
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 31,830 3.25 $ 19.20 $ 39,950
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 19,890 2.20 $ 18.85 $ 39,200
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 5,830 2.14 $ 19.57 $ 40,700

Top paying industries for Billing and Posting Clerks:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Personal Care Services (8) (8) $ 27.53 $ 57,270
Natural Gas Distribution 260 0.24 $ 26.69 $ 55,510
Nonscheduled Air Transportation 80 0.18 $ 26.31 $ 54,730
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 1,500 0.40 $ 25.75 $ 53,550
Legal Services 7,220 0.63 $ 25.56 $ 53,160


Geographic profile for Billing and Posting Clerks:

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





States with the highest employment level in Billing and Posting Clerks:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 46,810 2.85 0.89 $ 22.36 $ 46,500
Texas 43,200 3.57 1.12 $ 19.13 $ 39,800
New York 31,640 3.64 1.14 $ 22.25 $ 46,270
Florida 27,590 3.27 1.02 $ 18.43 $ 38,330
Pennsylvania 19,600 3.56 1.11 $ 19.69 $ 40,960




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Billing and Posting Clerks:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nebraska 4,170 4.42 1.38 $ 18.65 $ 38,780
New Jersey 16,320 4.32 1.35 $ 21.37 $ 44,440
Arizona 11,780 4.16 1.30 $ 19.03 $ 39,590
Rhode Island 1,830 4.13 1.29 $ 21.55 $ 44,810
Utah 6,020 4.04 1.26 $ 19.07 $ 39,660




Top paying states for Billing and Posting Clerks:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 840 1.23 0.38 $ 30.76 $ 63,980
Massachusetts 9,440 2.82 0.88 $ 24.06 $ 50,040
Alaska 860 2.92 0.91 $ 23.71 $ 49,310
Connecticut 4,720 3.07 0.96 $ 23.14 $ 48,130
Washington 10,210 3.19 1.00 $ 22.56 $ 46,920





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Billing and Posting Clerks:

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 34,560 3.91 1.22 $ 22.72 $ 47,260
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 18,370 3.15 0.99 $ 22.03 $ 45,830
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 15,190 4.23 1.32 $ 19.65 $ 40,880
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 11,920 2.73 0.85 $ 22.11 $ 45,990
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 10,870 4.03 1.26 $ 21.72 $ 45,170
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 9,770 3.71 1.16 $ 19.54 $ 40,650
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 9,770 3.29 1.03 $ 20.65 $ 42,960
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 8,920 4.23 1.32 $ 19.37 $ 40,290
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 8,680 3.46 1.08 $ 19.31 $ 40,170
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 7,550 2.90 0.91 $ 24.66 $ 51,280




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Billing and Posting Clerks:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA 310 8.04 2.51 $ 16.88 $ 35,120
Logan, UT-ID 470 8.03 2.51 $ 17.84 $ 37,110
Iowa City, IA 650 7.51 2.35 $ 21.97 $ 45,690
Lewiston-Auburn, ME 320 6.68 2.09 $ 18.93 $ 39,370
Flint, MI 760 6.28 1.96 $ 18.04 $ 37,530
Portsmouth, NH-ME 530 5.94 1.86 $ 22.07 $ 45,900
Florence, SC 490 5.88 1.84 $ 15.86 $ 33,000
Syracuse, NY 1,560 5.55 1.73 $ 19.81 $ 41,210
Jackson, MS 1,380 5.51 1.72 $ 17.01 $ 35,380
Corvallis, OR 190 5.43 1.70 $ 19.38 $ 40,300