Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
476,010 0.8 % $18.49 $38,460 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.55 $14.81 $17.72 $21.68 $25.86
Annual Wage (2) $26,090 $30,810 $36,860 $45,100 $53,780


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 94,250 3.70 $18.12 $37,690
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 40,790 0.74 $18.53 $38,530
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 36,070 3.85 $17.97 $37,390
Management of Companies and Enterprises 25,830 1.11 $19.14 $39,800
Office Administrative Services 20,070 4.08 $18.26 $37,980

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Office Administrative Services 20,070 4.08 $18.26 $37,980
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 36,070 3.85 $17.97 $37,390
Offices of Physicians 94,250 3.70 $18.12 $37,690
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 6,000 2.26 $18.14 $37,730
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 18,360 2.10 $17.31 $36,000

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Specialized Design Services 130 0.09 $24.66 $51,290
Legal Services 6,740 0.60 $23.41 $48,690
Cable and Other Subscription Programming 190 0.35 $23.37 $48,610
Natural Gas Distribution 250 0.22 $23.22 $48,290
Communications Equipment Manufacturing 50 0.06 $22.79 $47,410


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 56,640 3.39 1.02 $20.34 $42,310
Texas 41,350 3.48 1.04 $17.64 $36,690
New York 35,190 3.82 1.14 $20.65 $42,940
Florida 30,630 3.64 1.09 $16.97 $35,290
Pennsylvania 23,170 4.01 1.20 $18.14 $37,720




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 2,130 4.81 1.44 $19.40 $40,350
Kentucky 8,660 4.61 1.38 $16.52 $34,360
New Jersey 18,290 4.56 1.37 $20.18 $41,970
Rhode Island 2,090 4.38 1.31 $18.70 $38,890
Tennessee 12,410 4.26 1.27 $17.02 $35,410




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 990 1.39 0.42 $29.73 $61,840
Connecticut 5,330 3.22 0.96 $22.17 $46,110
Massachusetts 9,510 2.70 0.81 $21.02 $43,710
Alaska 1,090 3.42 1.02 $20.73 $43,110
New York 35,190 3.82 1.14 $20.65 $42,940



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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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 25,750 3.85 1.15 $21.22 $44,150
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 15,810 3.57 1.07 $19.80 $41,190
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 10,760 2.94 0.88 $20.01 $41,620
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 10,020 3.42 1.02 $19.18 $39,890
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 9,770 3.92 1.17 $17.91 $37,240
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 8,810 4.45 1.33 $18.18 $37,820
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 7,600 4.70 1.41 $20.84 $43,340
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 7,580 2.89 0.87 $18.85 $39,220
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 7,450 5.72 1.71 $21.33 $44,370
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 5,810 2.30 0.69 $22.51 $46,820


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Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Florence, SC 580 6.89 2.06 $15.90 $33,070
Great Falls, MT 240 6.82 2.04 $15.95 $33,170
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 1,580 6.79 2.03 $16.97 $35,300
Macon, GA 640 6.49 1.94 $16.32 $33,960
Lewiston-Auburn, ME 320 6.47 1.94 $18.04 $37,520
Hattiesburg, MS 400 6.45 1.93 $16.20 $33,690
Logan, UT-ID 350 6.43 1.93 $12.56 $26,130
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 770 5.91 1.77 $15.67 $32,600
Fairbanks, AK 210 5.83 1.75 $20.88 $43,430
Modesto, CA 1,050 5.81 1.74 $16.45 $34,220