Coding Director Salary

With just under nine in ten 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 $81K per year and can range from $61K on the lower end to $132K per year near the higher end. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a majority get vision insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$62,192 - $129,633
MEDIAN: $80,586

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$62,192 - $129,633  
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$61,424 - $131,852  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 66
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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 Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.


92 %
8 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 12%