The average pay for a Certified Physician's Coder is $15.87 per hour. A skill in Medical Coding is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Certified Physician's Coder Total Pay (?
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$12.77 - $22.77
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$12.77 - $22.77  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $60.82  
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Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$27,642 - $47,821  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Job Description for Certified Physician's Coder
  • Compile, abstract and maintain patient medical records to document condition and treatment.
  • Review records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations.
  • Release information to persons and agencies according to regulations.
  • Protect the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained.
  • Identify, compile and code patient data, using ICD-9-CM and CPT and other standard classification coding systems.
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Experience Affects Certified Physician's Coder Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%
National Average
$36,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 4 votes.
Gender
Female
100%
female alumni
 
Male
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 21%
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