Clinical Documentation Specialist Salary with Critical Care skills

Clinical Documentation Specialists with Critical Care skills take home an average $69K per year. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$47,879 - $88,177
(Median)
$48K
$69K
$88K
MEDIAN: $68,511
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90%

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$25.09 - $44.90
(Median)
$25
$34
$45
MEDIAN: $34.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$47,879 - $88,177  
   
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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$50,846 - $91,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 92
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$25.09 - $44.90  
   
Overtime
$37.33 - $46.84  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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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).
)
$50,846 - $91,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Documentation Specialist with Critical Care skills

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


For Clinical Documentation Specialists with Critical Care skills, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $66K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $69K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $73K in this role. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $86K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Clinical Documentation Specialist with Critical Care skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$70,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 9%
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