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Medical Billing/Coding Specialist Salary

The average pay for a Medical Billing/Coding Specialist is $14.45 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
$23,470 - $50,097
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$10.19 - $19.09
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,470 - $50,097  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,466  
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$21,465 - $42,601  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 168
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Hourly Rate
$10.19 - $19.09  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $-0.49  
Overtime
$8.73 - $28.02  
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$0.00 - $1,466  
   
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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$21,465 - $42,601  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 786
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Job Description for Medical Billing/Coding Specialist

Medical billing/coding specialists typically works in hospitals, clinics, and other medical facilities. They are responsible for handling billing information and associating bills with patients, and working with physicians and other members of their facility. Some day-to-day responsibilities expected of medical billing/coding specialists include keeping up to date with codes and regulatory standards of the medical industry, assisting with audits, and entering and verifying demographics of patients into the system. They also review and verify codes of diagnosis and procedures that are performed in the facility and update patient information on the computer.

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Medical Billing/Coding Specialist Tasks

  • Organize and verify patient records, bills, and statements.
  • Code patients' diagnoses and requests payment from insurance companies or individuals.
  • Record and process patient data including treatment records, insurance information, bills, and payments.
  • Set-up payment plans for patients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Billing/Coding Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Medical Billing/Coding Specialist Salaries




National Average
$31,000


Skills That Affect Medical Billing/Coding Specialist Salaries

Insurance
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 4%

Medical Coding
up arrow 3%

Collections
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Billing
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Medicaid & Medicare Billing
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National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 146 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 32%