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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

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)
429,080 1.0 % $ 20.55 $ 42,750 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for Billing and Posting Clerks:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 14.31 $ 17.62 $ 18.43 $ 22.94 $ 28.72
Annual Wage (2) $ 29,760 $ 36,650 $ 38,330 $ 47,700 $ 59,750


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 77,670 2.88 $ 20.01 $ 41,610
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 34,400 0.61 $ 20.81 $ 43,290
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 30,910 3.08 $ 19.80 $ 41,190
Management of Companies and Enterprises 27,320 1.08 $ 21.28 $ 44,260
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 20,760 2.13 $ 18.81 $ 39,120

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 17,470 3.59 $ 20.03 $ 41,660
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 30,910 3.08 $ 19.80 $ 41,190
Offices of Physicians 77,670 2.88 $ 20.01 $ 41,610
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 20,760 2.13 $ 18.81 $ 39,120
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 4,320 1.47 $ 20.03 $ 41,670

Top paying industries for Billing and Posting Clerks:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rail Transportation 70 0.03 $ 30.72 $ 63,900
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing 50 0.06 $ 29.00 $ 60,320
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 90 0.09 $ 28.68 $ 59,660
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 1,630 0.43 $ 27.57 $ 57,350
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 710 0.18 $ 26.91 $ 55,960


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.



Map of employment of billing and posting clerks by state, May 2021


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 55,620 3.36 1.10 $ 23.19 $ 48,240
Texas 38,160 3.12 1.02 $ 19.49 $ 40,540
New York 28,700 3.31 1.09 $ 22.79 $ 47,410
Florida 27,190 3.16 1.04 $ 18.89 $ 39,290
Ohio 18,090 3.48 1.14 $ 19.00 $ 39,520


Map of location quotient of billing and posting clerks by state, May 2021


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)
New Jersey 18,030 4.68 1.54 $ 22.10 $ 45,970
Nebraska 4,070 4.25 1.39 $ 18.59 $ 38,670
Washington 12,750 3.98 1.31 $ 21.67 $ 45,080
Arizona 11,100 3.85 1.26 $ 19.89 $ 41,370
Ohio 18,090 3.48 1.14 $ 19.00 $ 39,520


Map of annual mean wages of billing and posting clerks by state, May 2021


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 710 1.07 0.35 $ 31.94 $ 66,440
Massachusetts 9,660 2.85 0.93 $ 24.13 $ 50,190
Alaska 320 1.08 0.35 $ 23.87 $ 49,640
Connecticut 4,590 2.92 0.96 $ 23.47 $ 48,820
California 55,620 3.36 1.10 $ 23.19 $ 48,240



Map of employment of billing and posting clerks by area, May 2021


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 31,970 3.68 1.21 $ 23.49 $ 48,850
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 23,070 4.03 1.32 $ 22.74 $ 47,300
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 12,930 3.60 1.18 $ 20.48 $ 42,600
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 11,140 2.63 0.86 $ 22.12 $ 46,020
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 9,260 3.49 1.15 $ 22.09 $ 45,950
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 8,750 3.38 1.11 $ 20.81 $ 43,290
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 8,640 4.08 1.34 $ 20.22 $ 42,070
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 8,360 2.89 0.95 $ 20.42 $ 42,470
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 7,710 4.02 1.32 $ 22.48 $ 46,750
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 7,460 3.04 1.00 $ 19.64 $ 40,850


Map of location quotient of billing and posting clerks by area, May 2021


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)
Iowa City, IA 680 7.83 2.57 $ 22.38 $ 46,540
Flint, MI 780 6.29 2.07 $ 18.98 $ 39,470
Binghamton, NY 530 5.83 1.91 $ 18.96 $ 39,450
Lewiston-Auburn, ME 270 5.60 1.84 $ 18.65 $ 38,790
Glens Falls, NY 250 5.05 1.66 $ 18.97 $ 39,450
Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA 200 5.01 1.64 $ 18.17 $ 37,790
Florence, SC 420 4.99 1.64 $ 16.05 $ 33,380
Syracuse, NY 1,390 4.95 1.63 $ 19.92 $ 41,440
Lincoln, NE 830 4.86 1.59 $ 18.03 $ 37,500
Winchester, VA-WV 300 4.84 1.59 $ 18.20 $ 37,850