Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
469,250 0.8 % $19.00 $39,520 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.90 $15.32 $18.17 $22.28 $26.68
Annual Wage (2) $26,840 $31,870 $37,800 $46,350 $55,500


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 94,560 3.65 $18.75 $39,000
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 41,420 0.75 $18.98 $39,480
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 33,420 3.48 $18.18 $37,810
Management of Companies and Enterprises 26,030 1.10 $19.58 $40,730
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 20,340 2.24 $17.98 $37,400

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 94,560 3.65 $18.75 $39,000
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 33,420 3.48 $18.18 $37,810
Office Administrative Services 16,110 3.25 $18.74 $38,970
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 20,340 2.24 $17.98 $37,400
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 6,030 2.21 $18.52 $38,520

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Personal Care Services (8) (8) $25.07 $52,140
Natural Gas Distribution 280 0.26 $24.45 $50,860
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 1,730 0.44 $24.19 $50,320
Legal Services 6,760 0.59 $23.79 $49,490
Communications Equipment Manufacturing 50 0.06 $23.71 $49,310


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 52,410 3.08 0.95 $21.19 $44,080
Texas 42,200 3.48 1.07 $18.08 $37,620
New York 34,360 3.66 1.13 $21.08 $43,840
Florida 31,000 3.60 1.11 $17.46 $36,320
Pennsylvania 22,380 3.83 1.18 $18.77 $39,050




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 2,220 4.96 1.53 $20.57 $42,780
New Jersey 18,630 4.60 1.42 $20.53 $42,710
Rhode Island 2,130 4.42 1.36 $19.33 $40,210
Kentucky 7,860 4.16 1.28 $16.61 $34,550
Tennessee 12,060 4.08 1.26 $17.65 $36,710




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 940 1.32 0.41 $30.30 $63,020
Alaska 1,100 3.48 1.07 $21.77 $45,290
Connecticut 5,030 3.03 0.94 $21.72 $45,180
Massachusetts 8,680 2.43 0.75 $21.42 $44,550
California 52,410 3.08 0.95 $21.19 $44,080





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 38,720 4.08 1.26 $21.65 $45,040
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 20,520 3.35 1.03 $21.21 $44,110
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 14,070 3.94 1.22 $18.45 $38,380
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 13,620 4.78 1.48 $20.37 $42,370
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 13,180 2.84 0.88 $20.66 $42,980
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 9,620 3.23 1.00 $19.70 $40,980
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 9,400 3.63 1.12 $18.21 $37,880
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 8,680 4.23 1.30 $18.70 $38,890
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 7,680 2.86 0.88 $18.83 $39,170
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 7,160 3.61 1.11 $21.74 $45,230