With a little more than half of Certified Medical Coding Supervisors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Certified Medical Coding Supervisors is $56K per year and can range from $40K on the lower end to $72K per year near the higher end. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$40,268 - $76,025
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MEDIAN: $55,725
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$16.59 - $32.51
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,268 - $76,025  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$40,268 - $72,243  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.59 - $32.51  
   
Overtime
$46.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$2,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$40,268 - $72,243  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Job Description for Certified Medical Coding Supervisor

Certified medical coding supervisors typically work in the billing department of a hospital, clinic, or doctor's office to supervise coding/billing staff members and ensure that all data is entered into the computer system in a timely manner. With the human resources (HR) staff, these supervisors may be involved in hiring, training, and firing employees, and they must also keep their certified coding licenses current as issued by the AAPC or AHIMA. Timely performance evaluation reviews are also necessary on a regular basis in accordance with the employer's policies and guidelines.

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Certified Medical Coding Supervisor Tasks

  • Ensure compliance with internal processes and procedures, state and federal mandated regulations.
  • Maintain departmental day-to-day activities, monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.
  • Review patient medical records to ensure proper coding of condition and treatment, using ICD-9-CM and CPT and other standard classification coding systems.
  • Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of staff.
  • Supervise the medical coding staff in the evaluation, compilation and reporting of medical records and coding information.

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Medical Coding Supervisor

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


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $52K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $54K. Certified Medical Coding Supervisors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $62K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $57K on average.

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Experience Affects Certified Medical Coding Supervisor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Certified Medical Coding Supervisor Salaries

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding
up arrow 4%

Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding
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Medical Coding
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National Average
$56,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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