What does a Billing Analyst do?

Billing analysts work for a company's accounting department. Through corresponding with clients, they are tasked with ensuring that the company clients are billed correctly, issuing invoices, and overseeing the company revenue intake. Billing analysts coordinate with other departments to ensure sales and orders are correctly billed. They set clients up for billing, issue invoices, and ensure that invoices correspond with their balance sheet reports. They analyze all department procedures and identify opportunities to improve the process.

Billing analysts verify with other departments when orders are fulfilled. They review sales sheets to ensure all sales have been properly billed and to reconcile invoices with balance sheet reports, seeking to resolve any discrepancies they may find. They communicate with clients and other departments and resolve issues. They also provide clarification when necessary. They ensure a client's billing and accounts are set up correctly. According to protocol and maintain updated records of accounts, and they need a degree in accounting, finance, or related fields and previous experience as a billing analyst or in a similar role.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.6 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.3 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Billing Analyst Salaries

Average Base Pay

$49,724 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: $50K
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Billing Analyst Career Path

Learn how to become a Billing Analyst, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

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Billing Analyst Insights

Read what Billing Analyst professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Invoice Analyst
Apr 3, 2020

“The training was not really the best and held responsible for stuff that hasnt been taught sometimes.”

ARC Parcel Service
Billing Analyst
Aug 1, 2021

“Good good good good good good good”

Global Contact ServicesGlobal Contact Services
Billing Analyst
Oct 30, 2020

“doesn't pay so well and not great career progression opportunities”

Billing Analyst
May 26, 2021

“Made great friends and got to meet many awesome people”

Billing Systems Analyst
May 19, 2020

“I enjoyed my daily tasks and my team was fantastic.”

Telecom Analyst
Jun 15, 2021

“Multiple career opportunities to learn and grow .”

Appalachian WirelessAppalachian Wireless
Senior Billing Analyst
Dec 6, 2020

“Benefits and openness to teach.”

Consumer Direct Care NetworkConsumer Direct Care Network
Billing Analyst II
Aug 10, 2020

“Pay isn't the best but great for just starting out”

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Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of a billing analyst

When working as a billing analyst, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Excellent Customer Service, MS Office Applications, Microsoft Office Suite, AdvancED EXCEL, and Bachelors IN Finance.

The most similar professions to billing analyst are:
  • Financial Analyst
  • Pricing Analyst
  • Finance Manager
  • Controller

The most common qualifications to become a billing analyst include a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 years of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.