Medical Auditor Salary

Medical Auditors in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $18.29 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number receive medical and dental insurance and the larger part get vision plans. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,799 - $85,570

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$12.49 - $30.48

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$29,799 - $85,570  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,045  
Total Pay (?
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$27,886 - $69,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.49 - $30.48  
   
Overtime
$2.03 - $49.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,045  
   
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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$27,886 - $69,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $36K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $47K. Medical Auditors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $46K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $60K.

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Experience Affects Medical Auditor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 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: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 19%
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