Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators


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.


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Offices & Clinics Of Medical Doctors
  2. Hospitals
  3. Trucking & Courier Services, Ex. Air
  4. New And Used Car Dealers
  5. Accounting, Auditing, & Bookkeeping

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 11,000 12.40 9.05 14.07 25,780 18,810 29,270
Joplin MSA 370 10.96 8.94 11.97 22,800 18,590 24,900
St Joseph MSA 170 12.10 9.20 13.55 25,170 19,130 28,190
Springfield MSA 510 10.94 8.26 12.28 22,760 17,180 25,550
St Louis MSA 5,610 13.01 9.31 14.87 27,070 19,360 30,920
Kansas City* 2,070 13.49 10.17 15.15 28,054 21,149 31,506
Central Region* 1,250 11.17 9.02 12.25 23,233 18,756 25,472
Northeast Region* 170 11.12 8.51 12.43 23,134 17,690 25,855
Northwest Region* 300 11.09 8.12 12.57 23,065 16,886 26,154
Ozark Region* 650 11.12 8.44 12.46 23,130 17,551 25,920
South Central Region* 350 9.16 6.87 10.31 19,058 14,286 21,444
Southeast Region* 670 10.22 7.43 11.61 21,251 15,459 24,147
Southwest Region* 500 10.81 8.75 11.84 22,489 18,196 24,635
St. Charles* 270 12.46 9.97 13.71 25,921 20,739 28,512
St. Louis City* 1,050 13.41 9.89 15.16 27,884 20,573 31,539
St. Louis County* 3,030 13.60 10.05 15.38 28,295 20,895 31,995
West Central Region* 300 9.96 7.66 11.12 20,726 15,927 23,126
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 310 12.70 8.85 14.62 26,416 18,417 30,415

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 10,480 10,560 80 .76 264 Outstanding
Kansas City MSA 4,690 4,590 -100 -2.13 115 Fair
St Louis MSA 4,760 4,540 -220 -4.62 117 Fair
Central Region* 1,240 1,310 70 5.65 38 Great
Northeast Region* 250 240 -10 -4.00 6 Fair
Northwest Region* 310 300 -10 -3.23 8 Fair
Ozark Region* 790 840 50 6.33 24 Great
South Central Region* 250 260 10 4.00 7 Good
Southeast Region* 560 580 20 3.57 16 Great
Southwest Region* 470 450 -20 -4.26 12 Fair
West Central Region* 290 280 -10 -3.45 7 Fair

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This Occupation generally requires short-term on-the-job training
or training in one of the following
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping