Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerks

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What do they do?

Compile data, compute fees and charges, and prepare invoices for billing purposes. Duties include computing costs and calculating rates for goods, services, and shipment of goods; posting data; and keeping other relevant records. May involve use of computer or typewriter, calculator, and adding and bookkeeping machines.

Also known as:

Accounting Assistant, Accounting Clerk, Accounts Manager, Accounts Payable Clerk, Accounts Receivable Clerk, Administrative Assistant, Biller, Billing Analyst, Billing Clerk, Billing Coordinator, Billing Specialist, Contract Administrator, Insurance Specialist, Medical Biller, Office Manager, Principal Account Clerk

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Billing and Posting Clerks in United States

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Billing and Posting Clerks is projected to grow 2 percent from 2018 to 2028, more slowly than average compared to all occupations.

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Projected Employment

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Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • 2.9%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #24 in job growth rate
  • 1,410

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #15 in net job growth
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Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (0.5%)
  • Master's degree (3.4%)
  • Bachelor's degree (15.9%)
  • Associate's degree (15.6%)
  • Some college, no degree (34.2%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (27.6%)
  • Less than high school diploma (2.8%)

Percent of workers in this field

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Skills

People in this career often have these skills:

  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Verify accuracy of financial or transactional data.
  • Maintain financial or account records.
  • Prepare documentation for contracts, transactions, or regulatory compliance.
  • Operate office equipment.
  • Explain regulations, policies, or procedures.
  • Reconcile records of sales or other financial transactions.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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