Medical Abstractor/Auditor Salary

The average Medical Auditor in the United States earns approximately $16.02 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $10.72 per hour, and the top verges on $27.91. The majority of Medical Auditors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Approximately one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. There are far more female Medical Auditors who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 89 percent.

$32,000 - $61,042

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$10.72 - $27.91

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,000 - $61,042  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
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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$23,510 - $59,381  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.72 - $27.91  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $41.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
   
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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$23,510 - $59,381  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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Job Description for Medical Abstractor/Auditor

  • Review and audit medical records and patient claims, ensuring clinical data concurs with the claim.
  • Assess and evaluate the level of coding and billing procedures to comply with regulations.
  • Identify, compile and code patient data, using standard classification systems.
  • Examine and evaluate audit results, recommending controls to ensure system reliability and data integrity.
  • Enter data, such as history and extent of disease, diagnostic procedures and treatment into computer.

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Typical Medical Auditors report a focused set of job skills. Electronic Medical Records and Abstracting are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Abstracting and Electronic Medical Records.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Abstractor/Auditor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Medical Auditors, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $34K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $39K on average. For Medical Auditors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $42K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $56K on average.

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Experience Affects Medical Abstractor/Auditor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Medical Abstractor/Auditor Salaries

National Average
$38,000

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 4%

Abstracting
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 26%
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