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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
Northwest Minnesota 49031$22.55/hr$18.20/hr$19.29/hr$21.88/hr$24.27/hr$29.44/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities810$21.88/hr
Financial Activities290$25.31/hr
Professional and Business Services930$24.95/hr
Education and Health Services3,390$23.89/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other Services70$21.55/hr
Public Administration260$25.77/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 100$23.13/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 120$22.05/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 150$20.12/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 160$20.24/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 200$23.60/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 260$22.63/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 270$22.00/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 300$21.82/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 320$22.13/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 350$22.67/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 370$23.44/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 410$21.75/hr2.3%
Northwest Balance of State 450$21.88/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 450$22.02/hr1.2%
Northwest Minnesota 490$21.88/hr0.2%
Southeast Minnesota 610$23.44/hr4.4%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,750$24.43/hr-1.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 3,980$24.43/hrN/A
Minnesota 6,170$23.88/hr-0.3%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 4,850$23.90/hr-1.3%
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 2,760$26.76/hr-14.4%
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 26,540$23.64/hr-4.4%
Receptionists and Information Clerks 14,630$17.21/hr-0.1%
Customer Service Representatives 58,340$22.26/hr-4.4%
Office Clerks, General 55,760$21.69/hr-3.3%
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 6,390$24.79/hr3.3%
New Accounts Clerks 1,380$21.75/hr-12.4%
Bill and Account Collectors 3,970$21.82/hr-14.4%
Correspondence Clerks N/A$24.93/hrN/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.