Coding Supervisor Salary
Coding Supervisors in the United States take home approximately $55K annually on average. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Female Coding Supervisors far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers.
|Salary||$41,245 - $71,259|
|Total Pay (||$37,695 - $71,402|
|Hourly Rate||$16.62 - $34.13|
|Total Pay (||$37,695 - $71,402|
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.Read More...
Coding supervisors are responsible for the actions of the medical coding staff within a health care office, and the position may also have extended duties, particularly in small offices. Typical responsibilities include: supervising all staff who work with medical records; maintaining accuracy and security of patient records; ensuring that all software is up-to-date; establishing, and implementing changes in, coding policies; coordinating with other managers and physicians, and departments of the company; evaluating personnel; and ensuring adherence to all current coding practices.
Applicants for the position should be highly organized and attentive to detail with demonstrated leadership skills.
Coding Supervisor Tasks
- 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.
- Review patient medical records to ensure proper coding of condition and treatment, using ICD-9-CM and CPT and other standard classification coding systems.
- Ensure compliance with internal processes and procedures, state and federal mandated regulations.
- Maintain departmental day-to-day activities, monitor and prioritize workflow and schedules.
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Pay by Experience Level for Coding Supervisor
Pay by Experience for a Coding Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Coding Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Coding Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Coding Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 35 salaries. A Coding Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 9 salaries.
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