Clinical Documentation Specialist with Documentation Skills Salary

The average pay for a Clinical Documentation Specialist with Documentation skills is $70,092 per year.

$51,194 - $95,063
$51K
$70K
$95K
MEDIAN: $70,092
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$18.65 - $50.13
$19
$32
$50
MEDIAN: $32.47
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$51,194 - $95,063  
   
Bonus
$236.72 - $9,814  
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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$42,278 - $98,215  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 221
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$18.65 - $50.13  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$0.75 - $53.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$236.72 - $9,814  
   
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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$42,278 - $98,215  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 206

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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 $67,000 based on 259 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 $69,000 based on 118 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 $68,000 based on 77 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 $82,000 based on 59 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,954

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Key Stats for Clinical Documentation Specialist

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Clinical Documentation Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$69,000

Experienced
▼2%

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 10%