Entry-Level Clinical Documentation Specialist Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Clinical Documentation Specialist is $27.92 per hour.
Entry-Level Clinical Documentation Specialist Total Pay (?
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$40,682 - $82,055
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $63,302
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Entry-Level Clinical Documentation Specialist Total Pay (?
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$15.12 - $40.58
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,682 - $82,055  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,949  
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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$36,927 - $83,521  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 557
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.12 - $40.58  
   
Overtime
$11.74 - $46.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,949  
   
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).
)
$36,927 - $83,521  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 557
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Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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Philadelphia
up arrow 23%
New York
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San Antonio
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Atlanta
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Tampa
0%
National Average
$61,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Clinical Documentation Specialist Salaries

Critical Care
up arrow 9%
Document Review and Distribution
up arrow 5%
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
0%
National Average
$61,000
Medical Coding
up arrow 1%
Documentation
up arrow 6%

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Gender

Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 14%
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