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Billing and Posting Clerk Salary Information

The salary statistics of billing and posting clerks are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of billing and posting clerks within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The billing and posting clerks annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Billing and Posting Clerk Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,450
25th Percentile Wage
$29,950
50th Percentile Wage
$36,150
75th Percentile Wage
$43,910
90th Percentile Wage
$52,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for billing and posting clerks. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) billing and posting clerks is $52,150. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,450. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 104% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of billing and posting clerks from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201636,1503.04%7.47%
201535,0501.83%-
201434,4101.71%-
201333,8201.09%-
201233,450--

Table 2. Billing and Posting Clerk Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of billing and posting clerks in 20 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for billing and posting clerks occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $41,780. The lowest paying sector is the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector (annual salary $33,160).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$41,780
Educational Services
$39,200
Construction
$38,190
Information
$38,180
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$37,170
Mining
$37,130
Finance and Insurance
$37,120
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$36,740
Manufacturing
$36,680
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$36,680
Accommodation and Food Services
$36,410
Wholesale Trade
$36,390
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$36,060
Health Care and Social Assistance
$35,960
Federal, State, and Local Government
$35,860
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$35,370
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$35,290
Transportation and Warehousing
$35,050
Retail Trade
$33,920
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$33,160

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Billing and Posting Clerks by States

From the above tables we note that not only billing and posting clerks salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of billing and posting clerks in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $19,860 to $56,870. The highest paying state for billing and posting clerks is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $56,870. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $19,860. For more salary information of billing and posting clerks profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$56,870
Connecticut
$44,880
Alaska
$41,250
Massachusetts
$40,760
New Jersey
$40,050
New York
$39,640
Hawaii
$39,570
California
$39,010
Colorado
$38,860
Minnesota
$38,530
Washington
$38,440
Oregon
$37,950
Rhode Island
$37,950
Maryland
$37,900
New Hampshire
$37,450
Illinois
$37,090
Delaware
$37,040
Virginia
$36,830
Nevada
$36,820
Wyoming
$36,480
North Dakota
$36,140
Wisconsin
$36,080
Vermont
$35,730
Michigan
$35,630
Iowa
$35,500
Texas
$35,480
Pennsylvania
$35,360
Arizona
$35,050
Ohio
$35,030
North Carolina
$34,730
Georgia
$34,700
Maine
$34,350
Nebraska
$34,340
Idaho
$34,330
Indiana
$34,240
Florida
$33,940
Missouri
$33,820
Kansas
$33,730
Utah
$33,550
New Mexico
$33,290
Kentucky
$33,270
Montana
$33,190
South Carolina
$33,100
Tennessee
$32,990
Alabama
$32,270
Louisiana
$31,460
Oklahoma
$30,980
Mississippi
$30,020
Arkansas
$29,950
West Virginia
$29,910
South Dakota
$28,960
Virgin Islands
$26,720
Guam
$26,360
Puerto Rico
$19,860



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