Coding Supervisor Salary

With a little more than half of Coding Supervisors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Coding Supervisors is $52K annually and can range from $39K on the lower end to $68K per year near the higher end. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Coding Supervisors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,178 - $66,482
(Median)
$39K
$52K
$66K
MEDIAN: $51,683
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50%
90%

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$17.84 - $34.45
(Median)
$18
$25
$34
MEDIAN: $24.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$39,178 - $66,482  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,182  
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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$39,002 - $68,157  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 87
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$17.84 - $34.45  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $54.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,182  
   
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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$39,002 - $68,157  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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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. The average beginner in this position makes around $48K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $53K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Coding Supervisors make a median salary of $56K. Coding Supervisors who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $59K.

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Experience Affects Coding Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 13%
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