Entry-Level Medical Coder Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Medical Coder is $15.97 per hour. A skill in Medicine / Surgery is associated with high pay for this job.

$26,754 - $56,142
$27K
$38K
$56K
MEDIAN: $38,244
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50%
90%

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$12.01 - $22.16
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $16.11
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$26,754 - $56,142  
   
Bonus
$263.56 - $3,056  
Profit Sharing
$850  
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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$25,263 - $50,080  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 408
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.01 - $22.16  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$16.35 - $36.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$263.56 - $3,056  
   
Profit Sharing
$850  
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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$25,263 - $50,080  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,674

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,420

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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 182 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Medical Coder Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
▲10%

Surgical coding
▲8%






National Average
$34,000

Medical Records
▼1%

Medical Terminology
▼1%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼2%

▼6%

Insurance
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 182 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 17%
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