Medical Auditor Salary

The larger portion of Medical Auditors in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $18.29 per hour. A fair number enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and the larger part get vision benefits. Job satisfaction for Medical Auditors is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$30,000 - $91,288
(Median)
$30K
$47K
$91K
MEDIAN: $47,355
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$12.49 - $30.48
(Median)
$12
$18
$30
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$30,000 - $91,288  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
Total Pay (?
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$27,939 - $70,626  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.49 - $30.48  
   
Overtime
$2.03 - $49.83  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
   
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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$27,939 - $70,626  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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Job Description for Medical Auditor

The job of a medical auditor will require individuals to look at various documents, billing, records, coding records, and other data. They then perform an audit, making sure that they follow industry regulations and are in compliance. What the auditor usually does is come in after medical coders do the billing and check to ensure that whatever was coded is accurate, necessary, and compliant. They will also ensure that the coders are using the right codes and following the regulations laid out by the government. They are essential, as they uncover or fix mistakes that can save the healthcare company money.

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Medical Auditor Tasks

  • 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.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $37K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $47K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Medical Auditors make a median salary of $46K. Medical Auditors who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $60K.

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Experience Affects Medical Auditor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 20%
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