The average wage for a Clinical Documentation Specialist with Documentation skills is $31.97 per hour.

$50,760 - $94,791
(Median)
$51K
$70K
$95K
MEDIAN: $69,521
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$18.72 - $48.90
(Median)
$19
$32
$49
MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$50,760 - $94,791  
   
Bonus
$1.00 - $9,826  
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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$42,099 - $96,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 214
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$18.72 - $48.90  
   
Overtime
$10.07 - $54.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1.00 - $9,826  
   
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).
)
$42,099 - $96,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 221
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Experience Affects Clinical Documentation Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$68,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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