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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,090
25th Percentile Wage
$30,810
50th Percentile Wage
$36,860
75th Percentile Wage
$45,100
90th Percentile Wage
$53,780

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 $53,780. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,090. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 106% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of billing and posting clerks from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$36,860
1.93% 9.25%
2016
$36,150
3.04% -
2015
$35,050
1.83% -
2014
$34,410
1.71% -
2013
$33,820
1.09% -
2012
$33,450
- -

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 $42,300. The lowest paying sector is the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector (annual salary $33,120).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$42,300
Educational Services
$40,350
Construction
$38,610
Information
$38,450
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$38,160
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$37,560
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$37,550
Accommodation and Food Services
$37,530
Manufacturing
$37,510
Finance and Insurance
$37,420
Wholesale Trade
$37,080
Mining
$36,880
Health Care and Social Assistance
$36,630
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$36,590
Federal, State, and Local Government
$36,390
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$35,880
Transportation and Warehousing
$35,780
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$35,750
Retail Trade
$35,670
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$33,120

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 $19,640 to $62,460. The highest paying state for billing and posting clerks is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $62,460. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $19,640. 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
$62,460
Connecticut
$44,730
Massachusetts
$42,370
Alaska
$42,350
New York
$41,080
New Jersey
$40,620
California
$40,450
Minnesota
$40,290
Hawaii
$40,240
Delaware
$39,620
Washington
$39,560
Colorado
$39,090
Oregon
$38,570
Vermont
$38,410
Maryland
$38,320
New Hampshire
$37,930
Rhode Island
$37,840
Illinois
$37,700
Virginia
$37,120
Wyoming
$37,120
Nevada
$37,000
Wisconsin
$36,810
North Dakota
$36,780
Pennsylvania
$36,540
Iowa
$36,460
Ohio
$36,110
Michigan
$36,100
Arizona
$36,090
Maine
$35,670
Texas
$35,580
Georgia
$35,440
North Carolina
$35,200
Idaho
$35,110
Missouri
$35,000
Indiana
$34,680
Nebraska
$34,590
Kansas
$34,510
Florida
$34,430
Tennessee
$34,380
Utah
$34,320
Montana
$33,960
South Carolina
$33,870
Kentucky
$33,760
New Mexico
$33,760
Alabama
$32,810
Oklahoma
$32,790
Louisiana
$32,190
Arkansas
$31,130
Mississippi
$30,840
West Virginia
$30,060
South Dakota
$29,820
Guam
$27,160
Virgin Islands
$26,720
Puerto Rico
$19,640



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