Medical Auditor Salary

Medical Auditors in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $21.19 per hour for pay. Most Medical Auditors like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,000 - $81,347
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MEDIAN: $51,164
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$14.42 - $28.85
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Salary $38,000 - $81,347
Bonus $0.00 - $3,091
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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$30,907 - $65,938
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49
Hourly Data $0$69
Hourly Rate $14.42 - $28.85
Overtime $21.61 - $69.55
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $0.00 - $3,091
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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$30,907 - $65,938
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

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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

  • Enter data, such as history and extent of disease, diagnostic procedures and treatment into computer.
  • Compile, abstract and maintain patients' medical records to document condition and treatment.
  • Prepare detailed reports on audit findings.
  • Examine and evaluate audit results, recommending controls to ensure system reliability and data integrity.
  • Review and audit medical records and patient claims, ensuring clinical data concurs with the claim.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Auditor

Pay by Experience for a Medical Auditor has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Auditor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 50 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Auditor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Medical Auditor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 31 salaries. A Medical Auditor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 12 salaries.

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Key Stats for Medical Auditor

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Medical Auditor Salaries

Mid-Career
▲2%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$48,000

Late-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Medical Auditor Salaries

Medical Coding
▲8%

Evaluation and Management Auditing
▲7%

Auditing
▲7%

National Average
$48,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 16%
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