Certified Coding Associate (CCA) Salary

A Certified Coding Associate (CCA) earns an average wage of $15.52 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$24,204 - $40,645
$24K
$35K
$41K
MEDIAN: $34,669
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$11.83 - $17.48
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MEDIAN: $15.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$24,204 - $40,645  
   
Profit Sharing
$588  
Total Pay (?
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$24,569 - $39,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.83 - $17.48  
   
Overtime
$19.39 - $25.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Profit Sharing
$588  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,569 - $39,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 102

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Job Description for Certified Coding Associate (CCA)

Certified coding associates (CCAs) are responsible for translating data and information regarding diseases and medical procedures into alphanumeric codes which are used in the assessment of medical research and reimbursement. These associates work primarily in office environments within health care facilities, ambulatory care centers, long-term care facilities, and even home offices. Although they generally work during traditional weekly business hours, some extended hours may occasionally be necessary.

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Certified Coding Associate (CCA) Tasks

  • Assign numeric or alphanumeric codes in patient records to identify medical diagnoses and procedures for insurance purposes.
  • Review patient documentation including charts, laboratory results, notes, and industry manuals to inform code assignments.

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Key Stats for Certified Coding Associate (CCA)

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
3%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Certified Coding Associate (CCA) Salaries

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
$32,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 20%