An Entry-Level Certified Medical Coder (CMC) earns an average wage of $16.42 per hour. A skill in International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding is associated with high pay for this job.

$26,177 - $51,446
(Median)
$26K
$37K
$51K
MEDIAN: $36,635
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$12.10 - $21.73
(Median)
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,177 - $51,446  
   
Bonus
$1,965  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$25,340 - $48,682  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 72
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.10 - $21.73  
   
Overtime
$18.12 - $35.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$1,965  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$25,340 - $48,682  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 241
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Skills That Affect Certified Medical Coder (CMC) Salaries

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding
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Medical Coding
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National Average
$35,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
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Billing
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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