Entry-Level Medical Coder Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Medical Coder is $15.15 per hour.
Entry-Level Medical Coder Total Pay (?
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$25,895 - $49,252
(Median)
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49K
MEDIAN: $35,027
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Entry-Level Medical Coder Total Pay (?
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$10.89 - $20.40
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$25,895 - $49,252  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,011  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $2,950  
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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$23,655 - $45,154  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,083
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.89 - $20.40  
   
Overtime
$14.36 - $32.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,011  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $2,950  
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).
)
$23,655 - $45,154  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,083
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Pay Difference By Location
Philadelphia
up arrow 37%
Los Angeles
up arrow 34%
New York
up arrow 24%
Seattle
up arrow 16%
Dallas
up arrow 15%
Phoenix
up arrow 9%
Raleigh
up arrow 8%
Nashville
up arrow 7%
Chicago
up arrow 5%
Indianapolis
up arrow 4%
Atlanta
up arrow 4%
Charlotte
up arrow 4%
National Average
$32,000
Salt Lake City
up arrow 1%
Milwaukee
up arrow 2%
Orlando
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Medical Coder Salaries

Surgical coding
up arrow 8%
Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 6%
Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 4%
Insurance
up arrow 4%
Medical Coding
up arrow 2%
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
0%
Medical Records
0%
National Average
$32,000
Billing
up arrow 4%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 20%
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