A Hospital Patient Coder earns an average wage of $18.47 per hour.
Hospital Patient Coder Total Pay (?
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$35,745 - $61,480
(Median)
36K
52K
60K
MEDIAN: $52,380
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75%
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Hospital Patient Coder Total Pay (?
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$14.46 - $29.56
(Median)
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18
23
30
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$35,745 - $61,480  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,430  
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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$30,443 - $61,470  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 92
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.46 - $29.56  
   
Overtime
$1.56 - $45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,430  
   
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).
)
$30,443 - $61,470  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 92
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Job Description for Hospital Patient Coder
  • Review and research appropriate codes for insurance purposes.
  • Code each patient record.
  • Review patient medical records to judge appropriate diagnosis, procedures, and reimbursement.
Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Patient Coder
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Hospital Patient Coder Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%
Late-Career
up arrow 21%
National Average
$41,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 16 votes.
Gender
Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 13%
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