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Clinical Documentation Specialist Salary with Critical Care skills

The average Clinical Documentation Specialist with Critical Care skills earns approximately $68K per year. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision insurance. Most Clinical Documentation Specialists with Critical Care skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,062 - $85,986
(Median)
$46K
$68K
$86K
MEDIAN: $67,822
10%
50%
90%

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$25.51 - $45.28
(Median)
$26
$33
$45
MEDIAN: $33.00
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50%
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
$46,062 - $85,986  
   
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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$50,694 - $90,060  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 81
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$25.51 - $45.28  
   
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).
)
$50,694 - $90,060  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Clinical Documentation Specialists with Critical Care skills — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $66K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $69K. Clinical Documentation Specialists with Critical Care skills bring in $72K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $73K.

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Experience Affects Clinical Documentation Specialist with Critical Care skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$68,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 10%
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