ICD-9 Coder Salary (United States)

An ICD-9 Coder earns an average wage of $16.31 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding and Medical Coding.
ICD-9 Coder Total Pay (?
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$33,545 - $72,032
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72K
MEDIAN: $43,102
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ICD-9 Coder Total Pay (?
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$10.20 - $25.59
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,545 - $72,032  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,838  
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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$23,223 - $62,977  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 137
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.20 - $25.59  
   
Overtime
$12.25 - $45.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,838  
   
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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$23,223 - $62,977  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 137
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Job Description for ICD-9 Coder
  • Compile, abstract and maintain patient medical records to document condition and treatment.
  • Review records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations.
  • Release information to persons and agencies according to regulations.
  • Protect the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained.
  • Identify, compile and code patient data, using ICD-9-CM and CPT and other standard classification coding systems.

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Experience Affects ICD-9 Coder Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$36,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect ICD-9 Coder Salaries

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding
up arrow 42%
Medical Coding
up arrow 19%
National Average
$36,000
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Gender
Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 17%
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