Coding Director Salary

Over four-fifths of Coding Directors in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $59K to $129K per year, and the average comes out to $77K annually. A strong majority enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and more than half get vision benefits. For the most part, Coding Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$59,574 - $126,375
(Median)
$60K
$77K
$130K
MEDIAN: $76,696
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$59,081 - $129,071  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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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.

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Experience Affects Coding Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
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National Average
$80,000

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
57%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 13%
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