Medical Abstractor/Auditor Salary

Most Medical Auditors in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $16.71 per hour. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and over a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the larger part and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. Most Medical Auditors like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$40,971 - $86,500
$41K
$64K
$86K
MEDIAN: $63,960
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$12.08 - $34.39
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$34
MEDIAN: $16.87
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$0$86K
Salary $40,971 - $86,500
Bonus $87.50
Total Pay (?
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$25,918 - $74,443
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $12.08 - $34.39
Overtime $22.88
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $87.50
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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$25,918 - $74,443
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

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Job Description for Medical Abstractor/Auditor

Medical abstractors/auditors work in the health care industry for hospitals, doctors' offices, medical clinics, and similar facilities to analyze, categorize, and review medical coding to ensure its accuracy. They must thoroughly understand all relevant privacy polices to protect confidentiality and sensitive information, and they also retrieve requested documentation to be sent to authorized parties according to company procedures and guidelines, typically to obtain medical reimbursements related to services rendered to patients.

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Medical Abstractor/Auditor Tasks

  • Enter data, such as history and extent of disease, diagnostic procedures and treatment into computer.
  • Compile, abstract and maintain patients' medical records to document condition and treatment.
  • Prepare detailed reports on audit findings.
  • Examine and evaluate audit results, recommending controls to ensure system reliability and data integrity.
  • Review and audit medical records and patient claims, ensuring clinical data concurs with the claim.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Abstractor/Auditor

Pay by Experience for a Medical Abstractor/Auditor has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Abstractor/Auditor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 36 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Abstractor/Auditor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Medical Abstractor/Auditor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 11 salaries. A Medical Abstractor/Auditor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 9 salaries.

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Key Stats for Medical Abstractor/Auditor

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Medical Abstractor/Auditor Salaries

Late-Career
▲47%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Medical Abstractor/Auditor Salaries

National Average
$41,000


Abstracting
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 35%
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