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Entry-Level Certified Medical Coder (CMC) Salary

An Entry-Level Certified Medical Coder (CMC) earns an average wage of $15.24 per hour.

$24,471 - $50,198
(Median)
$24K
$35K
$50K
MEDIAN: $35,034
10%
50%
90%

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$11.01 - $20.54
(Median)
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,471 - $50,198  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,025  
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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$23,672 - $45,470  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.01 - $20.54  
   
Overtime
$14.72 - $31.26  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,025  
   
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).
)
$23,672 - $45,470  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 301

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Certified Medical Coder (CMC) Salaries

Medical Coding
0%

National Average
$33,000

Billing
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Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 3%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 21%