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Medical Auditor Salary

Women account for the majority of Medical Auditors in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $18.29 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Medical Auditors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number receive medical and dental insurance and a majority get vision plans.
$36,000 - $88,922
(Median)
$36K
$50K
$89K
MEDIAN: $49,522
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90%

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$11.56 - $31.30
(Median)
$12
$18
$31
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$36,000 - $88,922  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,011  
Total Pay (?
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$26,482 - $72,630  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.56 - $31.30  
   
Overtime
$2.00 - $50.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,011  
   
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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$26,482 - $72,630  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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Job Description for Medical 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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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Auditor

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $37K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $49K. Medical Auditors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $51K. Medical Auditors who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $61K.

Experience Affects Medical Auditor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 19%