Hospital Coder Salary (United States)

A Hospital Coder earns an average wage of $19.46 per hour. A skill in Surgical coding is associated with high pay for this job.
Hospital Coder Total Pay (?
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$29,233 - $61,825
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52K
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MEDIAN: $42,862
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Hospital Coder Total Pay (?
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$14.25 - $28.36
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28
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,233 - $61,825  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,043  
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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$29,663 - $61,686  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 303
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.25 - $28.36  
   
Overtime
$18.35 - $44.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,043  
   
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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$29,663 - $61,686  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 303
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Job Description for Hospital Coder
  • Review and research appropriate codes for insurance purposes.
  • Code each patient record.
  • Review patient medical records to judge appropriate diagnosis, procedures, and reimbursement.

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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Hospital Coder Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Experienced
up arrow 21%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$42,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Hospital Coder Salaries

Surgical coding
up arrow 36%
Medical Coding
up arrow 4%
National Average
$42,000
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Gender
Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 14%
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