Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Salary

A Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) earns an average wage of $21.06 per hour.
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$34,551 - $69,036
$35K
$47K
$69K
MEDIAN: $46,647
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$14.87 - $30.80
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$0$69K
Salary $34,551 - $69,036
Bonus $484.79 - $5,022
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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$31,759 - $65,429
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 91
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $14.87 - $30.80
Hourly Tips $5.00
Overtime $12.72 - $42.36
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $484.79 - $5,022
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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$31,759 - $65,429
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 355

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Job Description for Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)

The certified coding specialist (CCS) takes information from doctors, internists, and other medical professionals; they then apply medical coding for billing procedures applying to private and government-based insurers. Accurate and precise coding of procedures and treatments may help shorten reimbursement times for their employer and clients.

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Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Tasks

  • 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.
  • Enter data, such as history and extent of disease, diagnostic procedures and treatment into computer database.
  • Compile, abstract and maintain patient medical records to document condition and treatment.
  • Review records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations.

Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Job Listings

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 233 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 106 salaries. A Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 59 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,005

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Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)?

Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) in Selma:
"Coding."
Pros:
Cons: Stressful when you have alot of discharges and its month end.

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Key Stats for Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Salaries

▲36%

▲12%

▲7%

National Average
$45,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 18%
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