The average rate for a Certified Medical Coder (CMC) with Billing skills is $16.87 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$29,517 - $60,402
$30K
$41K
$60K
MEDIAN: $40,964
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90%

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$12.18 - $22.77
$12
$17
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,517 - $60,402  
   
Bonus
$800  
Total Pay (?
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$25,525 - $50,404  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.18 - $22.77  
   
Overtime
$20.55 - $30.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$800  
   
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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$25,525 - $50,404  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 116

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Medical Coder (CMC)

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

Key Stats for Certified Medical Coder (CMC)

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Certified Medical Coder (CMC) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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