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Medical Auditor Salary

Most Medical Auditors in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $18.30 per hour. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and close to one-fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by a fair number. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,799 - $91,653
(Median)
$30K
$48K
$92K
MEDIAN: $47,867
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$12.09 - $30.84
(Median)
$12
$18
$31
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$29,799 - $91,653  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,022  
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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$26,965 - $71,351  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.09 - $30.84  
   
Overtime
$2.01 - $49.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,022  
   
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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$26,965 - $71,351  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70

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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.


Medical Auditors generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $37K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $49K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Medical Auditors make a median salary of $50K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $61K.

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Experience Affects Medical Auditor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 20%