Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
490,860 0.7 % $17.10 $35,560 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.58 $13.63 $16.54 $19.80 $23.49
Annual Wage (2) $24,090 $28,350 $34,410 $41,180 $48,860


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 98,780 4.02 $16.82 $34,980
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 44,710 0.85 $17.05 $35,460
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services 39,970 4.47 $16.56 $34,440
Management of Companies and Enterprises 26,620 1.21 $17.67 $36,760
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 17,890 2.31 $16.08 $33,450

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 39,970 4.47 $16.56 $34,440
Offices of Physicians 98,780 4.02 $16.82 $34,980
Office Administrative Services 15,830 3.52 $17.13 $35,630
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 5,900 2.37 $16.96 $35,280
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 17,890 2.31 $16.08 $33,450

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rail Transportation 230 0.10 $22.23 $46,240
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures (8) (8) $22.07 $45,910
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 60 0.05 $21.79 $45,330
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing 30 0.05 $21.40 $44,520
Legal Services 6,660 0.59 $21.19 $44,070


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 56,170 3.71 1.02 $18.52 $38,510
Texas 44,240 3.94 1.08 $16.61 $34,550
Florida 31,860 4.16 1.14 $15.97 $33,210
New York 31,660 3.59 0.99 $18.65 $38,800
Pennsylvania 26,280 4.65 1.28 $16.62 $34,570



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)
Delaware 2,360 5.56 1.53 $16.95 $35,270
Kentucky 9,440 5.22 1.44 $15.51 $32,270
New Jersey 19,740 5.10 1.40 $18.93 $39,380
Maine 2,740 4.67 1.29 $16.26 $33,820
Pennsylvania 26,280 4.65 1.28 $16.62 $34,570



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 760 1.12 0.31 $23.23 $48,320
Alaska 1,300 4.01 1.10 $20.21 $42,030
Connecticut 5,850 3.56 0.98 $19.97 $41,530
Massachusetts 10,810 3.25 0.90 $19.39 $40,330
New Jersey 19,740 5.10 1.40 $18.93 $39,380




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 19,050 3.53 0.97 $19.88 $41,340
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 18,130 4.47 1.23 $17.73 $36,870
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 11,730 4.13 1.14 $18.29 $38,050
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 10,640 2.84 0.78 $18.03 $37,490
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 10,490 5.64 1.55 $17.83 $37,090
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 9,560 4.27 1.18 $17.99 $37,420
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 7,630 3.20 0.88 $17.00 $35,360
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 7,600 4.16 1.15 $16.61 $34,550
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 6,800 3.72 1.03 $18.20 $37,860
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 6,360 4.29 1.18 $19.09 $39,710