Entry-Level Medical Coder Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Medical Coder is $15.91 per hour. A skill in Medicine / Surgery is associated with high pay for this job.

$26,301 - $52,780
$26K
$37K
$53K
MEDIAN: $37,117
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50%
90%

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$11.86 - $21.66
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.91
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,301 - $52,780  
   
Bonus
$304.10 - $4,085  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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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$24,939 - $49,150  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 440
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.86 - $21.66  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$16.42 - $35.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$304.10 - $4,085  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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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$24,939 - $49,150  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,695

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,078

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Key Stats for Medical Coder

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 162 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Medical Coder Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
▲11%

Surgical coding
▲8%







Medical Terminology
▼0%

National Average
$34,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼1%

Insurance
▼5%

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 162 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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