Clinical Coder Salary

The average pay for a Clinical Coder is $16.74 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$39,305 - $73,698
$42K
MEDIAN: $41,606
50%

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$13.76 - $24.20
$14
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.66
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$41,606  
   
Bonus
$2,450  
Total Pay (?
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$28,862 - $64,787  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.76 - $24.20  
   
Overtime
$23.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$2,450  
   
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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$28,862 - $64,787  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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Job Description for Clinical 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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Key Stats for Clinical Coder

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Clinical Coder Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 7%
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