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

Pay for Certified Physician-based Coding Specialists in the United States sits in the ballpark of $18.02 per hour. Health benefits are not claimed by all — around one in four lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Certified Physician-based Coding Specialists (90 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,000 - $70,000
(Median)
$30K
$50K
$70K
MEDIAN: $49,650
10%
50%
90%

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$14.22 - $22.75
(Median)
$14
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,000 - $70,000  
   
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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$30,199 - $61,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$14.22 - $22.75  
   
Overtime
$22.55 - $30.46  
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$22K$44K$66K
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).
)
$30,199 - $61,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58

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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 12%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

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
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 25%
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