Entry-Level Certified Medical Coder (CMC) Salary

An Entry-Level Certified Medical Coder (CMC) earns an average wage of $17.04 per hour. A skill in International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,188 - $50,682
$29K
$38K
$51K
MEDIAN: $37,704
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$13.22 - $22.94
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$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.49
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$0$50K
Salary $29,188 - $50,682
Bonus $-0.50 - $5,918
Profit Sharing $2,500
Total Pay (?
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$27,977 - $49,965
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 56
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $13.22 - $22.94
Overtime $19.40 - $35.35
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $-0.50 - $5,918
Profit Sharing $2,500
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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$27,977 - $49,965
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 251

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Certified Medical Coder (CMC) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Certified Medical Coder (CMC) in Marietta:
"Keep trying & don't give up!"
Obtaining my CPC was very rewarding. However, after obtaining my CENTC - Certified, Ears, Nose & Throat Certification. I really felt I had achieved a great accomplishment. Don't give up on any certification, it's valuable to have in todays world.

Certified Medical Coder (CMC) in St. Louis:
"Stress level."
Take care of your health. This is a very stressful job.

Key Stats for Certified Medical Coder (CMC)

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Certified Medical Coder (CMC) Salaries

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding
▲47%

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding
▲1%

National Average
$37,000

Medical Coding
▼1%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼8%

Billing
▼11%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 15%
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