Billing Typist

Compile data and type invoices and bills.
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Salary Range
$22,000 – $46,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Billing Typists do?

Compiles data and types invoices and bills: Reads computer files or gathers records, such as purchase orders, sales tickets, and charge slips, to compile needed data. Enters information into computer or computes amounts due, using calculator. Types invoices, listing items sold, amounts due, credit terms, and dates of shipment, using typewriter or computer. Types bills of lading and lists weight and serial number of items sold, using specification book. May type shipping labels. May type credit memorandums to indicate returned or incorrectly billed merchandise. May type credit forms for customers or finance companies. May post transactions to accounting records, such as work sheet, ledger, or computer files. May be designated according to type of billing done, such as Bill-Of-Lading Clerk; C.O.D. Biller and Mail-Order Biller. If worker is involved with compiling and typing transportation billing documents and verifying related accounting records, see DOCUMENTATION-BILLING CLERK 214.362-014.

Should I be a Billing Typist?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Billing Analyst

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