Certified Physician's Coder Salary

The average pay for a Certified Physician's Coder is $17.99 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$12.87 - $25.04
(Median)
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$18
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.87 - $25.04  
   
Overtime
$23.00 - $49.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $3,250  
   
Total Pay (?
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$27,819 - $57,068  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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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

Entry-Level
0%

National Average
$39,000

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 15%
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