The average pay for a Clinical Documentation Specialist with Documentation skills is $68,862 per year.

$51,012 - $94,140
$51K
$69K
$94K
MEDIAN: $68,862
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$18.65 - $49.12
$19
$32
$49
MEDIAN: $31.96
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$51,012 - $94,140  
   
Bonus
$220.00 - $8,600  
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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$42,520 - $96,207  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 223
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$18.65 - $49.12  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$0.30 - $53.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$220.00 - $8,600  
   
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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$42,520 - $96,207  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 215

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Key Stats for Clinical Documentation Specialist

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
044
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Clinical Documentation Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$68,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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