Hospital Patient Coder Salary

Most Hospital Patient Coders in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $22.11 per hour. A fair number report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a large number collect vision insurance. Job satisfaction for Hospital Patient Coders is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,500 - $58,500
$50K
MEDIAN: $49,910
50%

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$15.58 - $30.05
$16
$22
$30
MEDIAN: $22.11
10%
50%
90%

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$0$64K
Salary $49,910
Bonus $2,000
Profit Sharing $406.95
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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$33,563 - $64,466
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $15.58 - $30.05
Overtime $29.94
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $2,000
Profit Sharing $406.95
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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$33,563 - $64,466
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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Job Description for Hospital Patient Coder

  • Review patient medical records to judge appropriate diagnosis, procedures, and reimbursement.
  • Code each patient record.
  • Review and research appropriate codes for insurance purposes.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Patient Coder

Pay by Experience for a Hospital Patient Coder has a positive trend. An entry-level Hospital Patient Coder with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 22 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hospital Patient Coder with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Hospital Patient Coder which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 8 salaries. A Hospital Patient Coder with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Hospital Patient Coder

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Hospital Patient Coder Salaries

Experienced
▲24%

Mid-Career
▲12%

Late-Career
▲6%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Hospital Patient Coder Salaries

National Average
$47,000

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding
▼11%

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 13%
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