Clinical Documentation Specialist with Critical Care Skills Salary

An average Clinical Documentation Specialist with Critical Care skills can expect to take home roughly $69K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Clinical Documentation Specialists with Critical Care skills (89 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Work is enjoyable for Clinical Documentation Specialists with Critical Care skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. In this profession, almost all enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a fair number have vision insurance, as well. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$50,435 - $86,341
(Median)
$50K
$69K
$86K
MEDIAN: $69,174
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$24.49 - $45.78
(Median)
$24
$34
$46
MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$50,435 - $86,341  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
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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$50,920 - $91,757  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$24.49 - $45.78  
   
Overtime
$39.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
   
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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$50,920 - $91,757  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Documentation Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $66K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $69K. Clinical Documentation Specialists with Critical Care skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $73K. Clinical Documentation Specialists with Critical Care skills who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $79K.

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Experience Affects Clinical Documentation Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$69,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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