To work as a billing clerk, you typically need to:
- have a high school diploma or equivalent; and
- complete moderate-term, on-the-job training.
Education after high school
No formal education is required for this job beyond high school. However, you should know how to type, file, and use computers. Courses in office procedures can prepare you for this occupation.
Most billing clerks learn their skills on the job. Employers provide training on billing procedures and computer software. You work under the supervision of experienced billing clerks while training. Training may last up to one year. The length of training depends on the complexity of the work and the employer.