Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

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)
490,850 0.7 % $16.61 $34,540 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.24 $13.25 $16.08 $19.05 $22.82
Annual Wage (2) $23,380 $27,560 $33,450 $39,630 $47,460


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 95,020 4.00 $16.42 $34,150
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 47,910 0.91 $16.52 $34,350
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 41,780 4.81 $16.62 $34,560
Management of Companies and Enterprises 24,160 1.21 $16.99 $35,330
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 16,220 2.26 $15.55 $32,340

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 41,780 4.81 $16.62 $34,560
Offices of Physicians 95,020 4.00 $16.42 $34,150
Office Administrative Services 13,650 3.31 $16.84 $35,020
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 5,760 2.45 $16.52 $34,360
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 16,220 2.26 $15.55 $32,340

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing 50 0.05 $22.10 $45,960
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite) 290 0.18 $21.79 $45,330
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation 140 0.36 $20.92 $43,520
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds 700 1.56 $20.64 $42,920
Rail Transportation 170 0.08 $20.60 $42,840


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 55,130 3.85 1.02 $18.20 $37,860
Texas 43,540 4.12 1.09 $15.98 $33,240
New York 31,570 3.70 0.98 $18.24 $37,940
Pennsylvania 27,020 4.83 1.28 $15.98 $33,240
Florida 24,870 3.42 0.91 $15.70 $32,650




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 10,490 5.94 1.58 $15.23 $31,670
New Jersey 19,640 5.18 1.37 $18.13 $37,720
Delaware 2,070 5.11 1.36 $16.65 $34,640
Kansas 6,410 4.86 1.29 $14.85 $30,880
Pennsylvania 27,020 4.83 1.28 $15.98 $33,240




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 1,070 1.63 0.43 $22.75 $47,310
Alaska 1,190 3.73 0.99 $19.68 $40,930
Connecticut 6,380 3.94 1.05 $19.56 $40,680
Massachusetts 11,190 3.50 0.93 $18.75 $38,990
New York 31,570 3.70 0.98 $18.24 $37,940





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-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 19,610 3.80 1.01 $19.42 $40,390
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 15,930 4.12 1.09 $17.77 $36,960
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 11,510 4.36 1.16 $17.60 $36,600
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 10,820 5.94 1.58 $17.09 $35,550
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 10,580 5.04 1.34 $16.75 $34,840
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 10,380 2.85 0.76 $17.48 $36,350
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 9,200 4.07 1.08 $16.56 $34,450
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 6,920 4.00 1.06 $17.12 $35,610
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 6,670 4.73 1.25 $18.35 $38,170
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 6,180 3.53 0.94 $18.36 $38,190