Women comprise the majority of Medical Auditors in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $19.73 per hour on average. Most Medical Auditors report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$40,333 - $85,965
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$40K
$52K
$86K
MEDIAN: $51,553
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$13.09 - $28.00
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$13
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$28
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$40,333 - $85,965  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,757  
Total Pay (?
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$28,383 - $70,585  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $28.00  
   
Overtime
$23.64 - $65.45  
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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$28,383 - $70,585  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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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.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $44K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $49K. On average, Medical Auditors make $47K following one to two decades on the job. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Medical Auditors report making only $45K on average.

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Experience Affects Medical Auditor Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$46,000

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Medical Auditor Salaries

Auditing
up arrow 2%

Medical Coding
up arrow 1%

National Average
$46,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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