The average wage for an Entry-Level Clinical Documentation Specialist in Los Angeles, California is $35.49 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Documentation, Medical Coding, Document Review and Distribution, and Electronic Medical Records (EMR).

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MEDIAN: $63,832
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$63,833  
   
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$40,301 - $115,167  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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Overtime
$45.00  
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$40,301 - $115,167  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,888,117
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Skills That Affect Clinical Documentation Specialist Salaries

Documentation
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Medical Coding
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Document Review and Distribution
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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National Average
$74,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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