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Coding Supervisor Salary

Coding Supervisors in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and just under three-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $52K per year, but may range from $39K to $69K per year. Most Coding Supervisors report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$39,314 - $67,555
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MEDIAN: $51,980
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$17.02 - $34.77
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$39,314 - $67,555  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,358  
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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$38,571 - $68,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$17.02 - $34.77  
   
Overtime
$26.62 - $37.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,358  
   
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).
)
$38,571 - $68,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Job Description for Coding Supervisor

Coding supervisors work within hospitals and medical offices and are responsible for coordinating and managing the medical coding staff. Those in this position often work on teams with other office personnel and medical staff and generally work traditional business hours, though this may greatly vary depending on the organization. An associate's degree may be a minimum requirement for this position, and a bachelor's degree is often preferred with specialized experience in medical coding. Knowledge of HIPAA and other legal regulations is also required, and ongoing education may be necessary.

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Coding Supervisor Tasks

  • Ensure compliance with internal processes and procedures, state and federal mandated regulations.
  • Maintain departmental day-to-day activities, monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.
  • Review patient medical records to ensure proper coding of condition and treatment, using ICD-9-CM and CPT and other standard classification coding systems.
  • Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of staff.
  • Supervise the medical coding staff in the evaluation, compilation and reporting of medical records and coding information.

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Pay by Experience Level for Coding Supervisor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Coding Supervisors, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $48K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $53K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $56K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $60K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Coding Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 12%