Clinical Documentation Specialist with Critical Care Skills Salary

Earnings for Clinical Documentation Specialists with Critical Care skills come in at around $72K per year on average. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Clinical Documentation Specialists with Critical Care skills is high. Women account for the majority of Clinical Documentation Specialists with Critical Care skills who took the survey — 88 percent to be exact. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$54,378 - $92,410
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MEDIAN: $72,005
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$23.49 - $48.27
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$54,378 - $92,410  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
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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$52,404 - $96,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$23.49 - $48.27  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$50.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,500  
   
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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$52,404 - $96,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 102

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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Documentation Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Clinical Documentation Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Documentation Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 112 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Documentation Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Clinical Documentation Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 30 salaries. A Clinical Documentation Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 39 salaries.

Key Stats for Clinical Documentation Specialist

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Clinical Documentation Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

National Average
$74,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Experienced
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 8%
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