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

The larger portion of Certified Physician-based Coding Specialists in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $17.93 per hour. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Certified Physician-based Coding Specialists — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. One in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and a majority claim dental coverage as well.

$29,087 - $70,203
(Median)
$29K
$48K
$70K
MEDIAN: $48,413
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$14.58 - $23.00
(Median)
$15
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,087 - $70,203  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,532  
Profit Sharing
$3,200  
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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$30,009 - $62,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$14.58 - $23.00  
   
Overtime
$25.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,532  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,200  
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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$30,009 - $62,422  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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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 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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