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Certified Coding Associate (CCA) Salary

A Certified Coding Associate (CCA) earns an average wage of $14.86 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$22,382 - $42,692
(Median)
$22K
$34K
$43K
MEDIAN: $33,895
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$11.11 - $18.42
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$11
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$22,382 - $42,692  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
Total Pay (?
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$23,257 - $40,835  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.11 - $18.42  
   
Overtime
$8.00 - $31.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
   
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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$23,257 - $40,835  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 122

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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

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

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Experience Affects Certified Coding Associate (CCA) Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 25%
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