Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Salary

A Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) earns an average wage of $21.06 per hour.
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$31,660 - $67,966
$32K
$46K
$68K
MEDIAN: $45,652
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$14.88 - $30.89
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MEDIAN: $21.06
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,660 - $67,966  
   
Bonus
$489.36 - $5,128  
Total Pay (?
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$31,350 - $65,374  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.88 - $30.89  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.00  
Overtime
$8.76 - $42.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$489.36 - $5,128  
   
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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$31,350 - $65,374  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 341

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,097

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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 52 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
22%
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 52 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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