A Coding Specialist earns an average wage of $17.37 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Coding Specialist Total Pay (?
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$28,883 - $58,594
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MEDIAN: $41,054
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Coding Specialist Total Pay (?
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$12.29 - $26.92
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$28,883 - $58,594  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,723  
Total Pay (?
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$26,348 - $58,089  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 194
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.29 - $26.92  
   
Overtime
$0.33 - $43.98  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
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$0.00 - $1,723  
   
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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$26,348 - $58,089  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 194
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Job Description for Coding Specialist
  • Compile, abstract and maintain patient medical records to document condition and treatment.
  • Review records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations.
  • Release information to persons and agencies according to regulations.
  • Protect the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained.
  • Identify, compile and code patient data, using ICD-9-CM and CPT and other standard classification coding systems.
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Pay by Experience Level for Coding Specialist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Boston
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Minneapolis
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National Average
$38,000
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Experience Affects Coding Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%
Experienced
up arrow 20%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$38,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%
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Gender
Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 13%
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