The average pay for an Entry-Level Medical Coder is $15.82 per hour. A skill in Medicine / Surgery is associated with high pay for this job.

$25,529 - $51,549
(Median)
$26K
$37K
$52K
MEDIAN: $36,960
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$11.82 - $21.50
(Median)
$12
$16
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,529 - $51,549  
   
Bonus
$391.49 - $4,894  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$24,842 - $48,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 453
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.82 - $21.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$16.21 - $35.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$391.49 - $4,894  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$24,842 - $48,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,693

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $33,906

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Skills That Affect Medical Coder Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 11%

Surgical coding
up arrow 7%

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding
up arrow 6%


Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding
up arrow 2%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 2%

Medical Coding
up arrow 1%

Medical Records
up arrow 1%

Medical Terminology
up arrow 1%

National Average
$34,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 1%

Billing
up arrow 4%

Insurance
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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