Certified Medical Coding Supervisor Salary

With roughly three-fifths 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 $55K per year and can range from $37K on the lower end to $68K per year near the higher end. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Certified Medical Coding Supervisors. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$38,962 - $71,876
(Median)
$39K
$55K
$72K
MEDIAN: $54,515
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90%

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$16.46 - $31.85
(Median)
$16
$23
$32
MEDIAN: $22.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$38,962 - $71,876  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$36,591 - $67,728  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$16.46 - $31.85  
   
Overtime
$32.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$36,591 - $67,728  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Job Description for Certified Medical Coding Supervisor

Certified medical coding supervisors are generally responsible for overseeing the work of other medical coders and ensuring that all coding work is completed correctly and in a timely manner. If an employee makes habitual mistakes, the supervisor may step in and may bring disciplinary action upon the individual, depending on the employer, and they may also be responsible for hiring and terminating new medical coders.

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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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Certified Medical Coding Supervisors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $47K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $49K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $53K in this role. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Certified Medical Coding Supervisors with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $60K.

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Experience Affects Certified Medical Coding Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$51,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Certified Medical Coding Supervisor Salaries

Medical Coding
up arrow 8%

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

National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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