Medical Auditors in the United States take home an average $20.21 per hour. There are far more female Medical Auditors who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 90 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job.

$39,395 - $84,741
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MEDIAN: $50,806
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$13.09 - $27.68
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MEDIAN: $20.21
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,395 - $84,741  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,757  
Total Pay (?
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$29,759 - $69,233  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $27.68  
   
Overtime
$23.82 - $53.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,757  
   
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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$29,759 - $69,233  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $44K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $50K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Medical Auditors make a median salary of $47K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $45K on average.

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Key Stats for Medical Auditor

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
035
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Medical Auditor Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$46,000

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Medical Auditor Salaries

Evaluation and Management Auditing
up arrow 12%

Medical Coding
up arrow 5%

Auditing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$46,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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