The average pay for a Certified Physician's Coder is $18.22 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$38,716 - $45,781
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$40K
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MEDIAN: $40,452
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$14.34 - $25.38
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$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$40,452  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$30,856 - $54,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$14.34 - $25.38  
   
Overtime
$27.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
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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$30,856 - $54,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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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

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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