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

Certified Physician-based Coding Specialists in the United States take home approximately $18.16 per hour on average. Women make up the vast majority of Certified Physician-based Coding Specialists (90 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, around one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$29,799 - $66,536
(Median)
$30K
$49K
$67K
MEDIAN: $49,083
10%
50%
90%

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$14.27 - $22.67
(Median)
$14
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,799 - $66,536  
   
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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$30,231 - $55,741  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.27 - $22.67  
   
Overtime
$18.12 - $34.27  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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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).
)
$30,231 - $55,741  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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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 10%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 25%