Entry-Level Certified Medical Coder (CMC) Salary

An Entry-Level Certified Medical Coder (CMC) earns an average wage of $15.75 per hour. A skill in International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding is associated with high pay for this job.

$24,049 - $50,405
(Median)
$24K
$35K
$50K
MEDIAN: $35,156
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$11.62 - $21.27
(Median)
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,049 - $50,405  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
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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$24,298 - $46,268  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.62 - $21.27  
   
Overtime
$12.88 - $31.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,021  
   
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).
)
$24,298 - $46,268  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 346
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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
0%

National Average
$34,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 5%

Billing
up arrow 5%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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