Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
485,220 0.8 % $18.06 $37,570 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.23 $14.40 $17.38 $21.11 $25.07
Annual Wage (2) $25,450 $29,950 $36,150 $43,910 $52,150


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 94,080 3.74 $17.74 $36,890
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 42,100 0.78 $17.97 $37,380
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 39,150 4.16 $17.59 $36,580
Management of Companies and Enterprises 25,980 1.13 $18.55 $38,590
Office Administrative Services 19,640 4.08 $17.77 $36,960

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 39,150 4.16 $17.59 $36,580
Office Administrative Services 19,640 4.08 $17.77 $36,960
Offices of Physicians 94,080 3.74 $17.74 $36,890
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 5,930 2.25 $17.68 $36,770
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 17,960 2.14 $17.03 $35,420

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Cable and Other Subscription Programming 170 0.30 $23.61 $49,100
Motion Picture and Video Industries 290 0.07 $23.45 $48,770
Specialized Design Services 130 0.09 $23.25 $48,360
Legal Services 6,810 0.61 $23.11 $48,080
Natural Gas Distribution 290 0.25 $22.00 $45,770


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 57,380 3.59 1.04 $19.83 $41,240
Texas 42,040 3.58 1.04 $17.53 $36,460
New York 33,670 3.70 1.07 $19.96 $41,520
Florida 32,340 3.93 1.14 $16.73 $34,790
Pennsylvania 24,480 4.26 1.23 $17.54 $36,470




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)
Kentucky 9,100 4.86 1.41 $16.31 $33,930
Delaware 2,090 4.75 1.37 $18.29 $38,050
Arizona 12,010 4.53 1.31 $17.14 $35,650
New Jersey 17,740 4.49 1.30 $19.96 $41,510
Pennsylvania 24,480 4.26 1.23 $17.54 $36,470




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 840 1.20 0.35 $27.82 $57,870
Connecticut 5,630 3.38 0.98 $22.13 $46,030
Massachusetts 9,410 2.72 0.79 $20.47 $42,580
Alaska 1,190 3.68 1.06 $20.46 $42,550
New York 33,670 3.70 1.07 $19.96 $41,520





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 23,870 3.62 1.05 $20.58 $42,810
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 17,830 4.23 1.22 $19.29 $40,130
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 10,410 3.55 1.03 $19.42 $40,400
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 9,990 2.75 0.79 $19.60 $40,760
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 9,720 4.00 1.16 $18.08 $37,600
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 9,130 4.72 1.36 $17.38 $36,150
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 7,740 6.01 1.74 $20.57 $42,780
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 7,570 2.97 0.86 $18.69 $38,870
Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 7,550 4.83 1.40 $20.32 $42,280
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 5,700 4.51 1.30 $16.90 $35,150