Coding Supervisor Salary

Coding Supervisors in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with a little more than half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $52K annually on average but can range from $39K to $69K per year. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Coding Supervisors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$39,269 - $67,435
(Median)
$39K
$52K
$67K
MEDIAN: $51,977
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$17.88 - $34.38
(Median)
$18
$25
$34
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$39,269 - $67,435  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,596  
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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$39,114 - $69,023  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 89
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$17.88 - $34.38  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $54.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,596  
   
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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$39,114 - $69,023  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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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. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $48K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $53K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Coding Supervisors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $57K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $60K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Coding Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%
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