With over three-quarters of Coding Directors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Coding Directors is $74K per year and can range from $56K on the lower end to $128K per year near the higher end. The majority of Coding Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a little over a half earn vision coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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).
$56,326 - $127,598
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 55
Job Description for Coding Director
Maintain correspondence with physicians and staff regarding changes to the coding system.
Manage coding educators.
Correct errors in coding and coding documentation with the help of physicians and staff.
Direct and organize the coding system at a medical facility.
Ensure compliance with all internal and government regulations.