A Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) earns an average wage of $19.31 per hour.
Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Total Pay (?
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$27,762 - $61,277
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61K
MEDIAN: $42,329
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Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Total Pay (?
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$12.64 - $27.07
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$27,762 - $61,277  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,529  
Profit Sharing
$203.47 - $1,179  
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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$27,201 - $60,098  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 446
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.64 - $27.07  
   
Overtime
$16.85 - $38.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,529  
   
Profit Sharing
$203.47 - $1,179  
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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$27,201 - $60,098  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 446
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Job Description for Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
  • 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.
Pay by Experience Level for Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
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Experience Affects Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$41,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%
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Gender
Female
94%
female alumni
 
Male
6%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 16%
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