Medical Billing/Coding Instructor Salary
Most Medical Billing & Coding Instructors in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $20.34 per hour. While roughly two-fifths report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and slightly more than half have dental, as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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|Total Pay (||$28,383 - $59,235|
|Hourly Rate||$16.19 - $29.65|
|Total Pay (||$28,383 - $59,235|
Job Description for Medical Billing/Coding Instructor
Medical billing/coding positions are in high demand, which also increases the demand for billing/coding instructors. These instructors must take special training programs and earn at least an associate's degree in medical billing/coding, and should also have at least three to five years of experience in the field.Read More...
Medical billing/coding instructors are responsible for teaching a curriculum to students using theories and fundamentals of administrative duties, medical records management, medical billing/coding, and electronic medical records using software programs. They also teach healthcare theory and critical thinking using flexible teaching methods to meet various learning abilities of students.
These instructors must prepare students for passing the certification test, and confidentiality and medical laws are often an important part of the curriculum, especially pertaining to patients' private information and files. Medical billing/coding instructors may teach in a traditional classroom, as well as via the internet for remote teaching. They may teach in an academic, corporate, or government setting, and constant monitoring of students' progress is essential to ensure their success. They must also be able to identify students who are struggling with the material and provide an alternative approach to help them improve.
Medical Billing/Coding Instructor Tasks
- Instruct and teach the basics of the coding and billing process and procedures.
- Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
- Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials.
- Keep abreast of developments and current regulations in the medical coding and billing field, participate in professional conferences.
Pay by Experience Level for Medical Billing/Coding Instructor
Pay by Experience for a Medical Billing/Coding Instructor has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Billing/Coding Instructor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Billing/Coding Instructor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Medical Billing/Coding Instructor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 15 salaries. A Medical Billing/Coding Instructor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 9 salaries.
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