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Certified Coding Specialist-Physician-based (CCS-P) Salary

Median pay for Certified Physician-based Coding Specialists in the United States is around $18.31 per hour. Certified Physician-based Coding Specialists who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 90 percent. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — about one in five — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$29,799 - $66,537
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MEDIAN: $46,500
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$14.24 - $22.35
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,799 - $66,537  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,532  
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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$30,200 - $55,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.24 - $22.35  
   
Overtime
$18.38 - $33.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,532  
   
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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$30,200 - $55,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 59
United States (change)

Job Description for Certified Coding Specialist-Physician-based (CCS-P)

  • Compile, abstract and maintain patient medical records to document condition and treatment.
  • Review records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations.
  • Release information to persons and agencies according to regulations.
  • Protect the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained.
  • Identify, compile and code patient data, using ICD-9-CM and CPT and other standard classification coding systems.

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Experience Affects Certified Coding Specialist-Physician-based (CCS-P) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 21%