An ICD-9 Coder earns an average wage of $15.61 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Medical Coding and International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding.
ICD-9 Coder Total Pay (?
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$31,785 - $71,509
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43K
60K
72K
MEDIAN: $43,470
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ICD-9 Coder Total Pay (?
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$10.38 - $24.70
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,785 - $71,509  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,020  
Total Pay (?
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$23,096 - $60,470  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 150
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.38 - $24.70  
   
Overtime
$12.34 - $44.63  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
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$0.00 - $3,020  
   
Total Pay (?
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$23,096 - $60,470  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 150
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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.
Pay by Experience Level for ICD-9 Coder
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects ICD-9 Coder Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$36,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect ICD-9 Coder Salaries

Medical Coding
up arrow 21%
International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding
up arrow 17%
National Average
$36,000
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Gender
Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 17%
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