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Occupational Employment Statistics


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.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Central Minnesota 58031$22.60/hr$15.89/hr$19.00/hr$22.62/hr$24.63/hr$30.58/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities1,360$19.70/hr
Financial Activities350$24.34/hr
Professional and Business Services1,950$24.34/hr
Education and Health Services3,330$24.15/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other Services60$24.18/hr
Public Administration360$24.04/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 100$19.59/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 100$23.21/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 110$22.38/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 150$19.42/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 200$19.53/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 280$19.38/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 320$23.92/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 320$19.59/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 350$22.34/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 350$22.83/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 390$22.42/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 430$22.12/hr2.3%
Northwest Balance of State 460$22.58/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 500$22.63/hr0.2%
Central Minnesota 580$22.62/hr1.2%
Southeast Minnesota 600$23.92/hr4.4%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 5,170$24.34/hr-1.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 5,440$24.34/hrN/A
Minnesota 7,800$24.18/hr-0.3%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 5,430$24.47/hr-1.3%
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 2,810$25.27/hr-14.4%
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 24,790$24.44/hr-4.4%
Receptionists and Information Clerks 15,010$18.07/hr-0.1%
Customer Service Representatives 49,920$20.68/hr-4.4%
Office Clerks, General 52,900$19.71/hr-3.3%
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 6,690$24.68/hr3.3%
New Accounts Clerks 1,530$19.39/hr-12.4%
Bill and Account Collectors 4,150$23.54/hr-14.4%
Correspondence Clerks N/AN/AN/A

  • Verify signatures and required information on checks.
  • Take orders for imprinted checks.
  • Operate typing, adding, calculating, or billing machines.
  • Route statements for mailing or over-the-counter delivery to customers.
  • Monitor equipment to ensure proper operation.
  • Keep records of invoices and support documents.
  • Weigh envelopes containing statements to determine correct postage and affix postage, using stamps or metering equipment.
  • Consult sources, such as rate books, manuals, or insurance company representatives, to determine specific charges or information such as rules, regulations, or government tax and tariff information.
  • Perform bookkeeping work, including posting data or keeping other records concerning costs of goods or services or the shipment of goods.
  • Compute credit terms, discounts, shipment charges, or rates for goods or services to complete billing documents.