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

Certified Physician-based Coding Specialists in the United States pull down an average of $17.84 per hour. Female Certified Physician-based Coding Specialists far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Just under a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and the greater part claim dental coverage as well. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Certified Physician-based Coding Specialists — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$30,201 - $69,531

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$14.43 - $22.66

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,201 - $69,531  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,526  
Total Pay (?
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$30,265 - $61,420  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$14.43 - $22.66  
   
Overtime
$22.55 - $30.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,526  
   
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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$30,265 - $61,420  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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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
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

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
32%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 28%
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