Coding Director Salary

Women account for the majority of Coding Directors in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $97K annually. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. This field is filled with high levels of job satisfaction; most Coding Directors are happy with their jobs. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$65,367 - $131,901
$65K
$97K
$130K
MEDIAN: $96,894
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$65,367 - $131,901  
   
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$65,553 - $133,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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Job Description for Coding Director

Coding directors generally maintain and implement a formal review process for coding compliance, as well as designs and uses of audit tools to monitor the accuracy of clinical coding. Performing data quality reviews is a common responsibility in this position, and they may also validate certain codes with the International Classification of Diseases Manual and check for missed diagnoses in medical fields and missed codes for procedures; this process ensures compliance with all international regulations for codes within business settings.

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Coding Director Tasks

  • Direct and organize the coding system at a medical facility.
  • Ensure compliance with all internal and government regulations.
  • Correct errors in coding and coding documentation with the help of physicians and staff.
  • Maintain correspondence with physicians and staff regarding changes to the coding system.
  • Manage coding educators.

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Key Stats for Coding Director

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
50%
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Experience Affects Coding Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

National Average
$98,000

Experienced
▼8%

Mid-Career
▼19%

Skills That Affect Coding Director Salaries


National Average
$98,000

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding
▼14%

Surgical coding
▼15%

HIPAA Compliance
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 12%
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