Emergency Room (ER) Coder Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Emergency Room (ER) Coder is $16.80 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Emergency Room (ER) Coder Total Pay (?
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$13.69 - $23.35
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.69 - $23.35  
   
Overtime
$10.07 - $32.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $789  
   
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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$28,295 - $49,115  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 132
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Job Description for Emergency Room (ER) Coder

  • Review patient charts to judge appropriate codes.
  • Assign diagnostic and procedural codes to ER charts in accordance with coding rules and regulations.

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Experience Affects Emergency Room (ER) Coder Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$35,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Emergency Room (ER) Coder Salaries

Medical Coding
up arrow 7%
National Average
$35,000
International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding
up arrow 3%

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Gender

Female
94%
female alumni
 
Male
6%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 13%
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