Coding Supervisor Salary

With a little over a half of Coding Supervisors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $39K to $71K per year and averages out to $54K annually. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Coding Supervisors. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,542 - $70,667
(Median)
$40K
$54K
$71K
MEDIAN: $54,102
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90%

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$17.68 - $34.05
(Median)
$18
$25
$34
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$39,542 - $70,667  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
Total Pay (?
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$39,213 - $70,644  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 105
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$17.68 - $34.05  
   
Overtime
$13.50 - $52.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
   
Total Pay (?
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$39,213 - $70,644  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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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.


Coding Supervisors do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $48K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $53K. On average, Coding Supervisors make $57K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $61K, 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 6%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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