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BILLING AND POSTING CLERKS
 
Occupation Description:
 
  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. Excludes “Medical Records Specialists” (29-2072).
 
Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Post stop-payment notices to prevent payment of protested checks.
  • Verify accuracy of billing data and revise any errors.
  • Verify signatures and required information on checks.
  • Prepare itemized statements, bills, or invoices and record amounts due for items purchased or services rendered.
  • Perform bookkeeping work, including posting data or keeping other records concerning costs of goods or services or the shipment of goods.
  • Operate typing, adding, calculating, or billing machines.
  • Resolve discrepancies in accounting records.
 
Knowledge:
 
 
  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology..
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction..
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar..
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications..
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming..
  • Economics and Accounting - Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data..
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources..
 
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Education & Training:
 
  Moderate-term on-the-job training (1 to 12 months)
 
Wage Information:
 
 
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $50,816.00 $24.43 $18.45 $18.98 - $28.84
Bridgeport/Stamford $53,283.00 $25.62 $20.40 $22.33 - $29.78
Danbury $51,055.00 $24.54 $18.83 $19.15 - $29.69
Hartford $51,690.00 $24.86 $18.52 $18.98 - $29.88
New Haven $48,266.00 $23.20 $18.08 $18.69 - $24.05
New London/Norwich $46,684.00 $22.44 $17.09 $18.47 - $23.70
Waterbury $47,079.00 $22.63 $17.93 $18.68 - $23.78
Torrington $49,192.00 $23.65 $17.89 $18.64 - $23.78
      
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Occupation Outlook:
 
 
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2020 2030
State of Connecticut 5,040 5,200 0% 541
 
 
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow more slowly than average, but the number of annual openings will offer very good job opportunities.
Key:
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
 
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