Entry-Level Medical Coder Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Medical Coder is $15.24 per hour.

$24,864 - $49,756
(Median)
$25K
$35K
$50K
MEDIAN: $35,331
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$11.09 - $20.54
(Median)
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,864 - $49,756  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,035  
Profit Sharing
$0.10 - $3,477  
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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$23,976 - $45,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 423
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.09 - $20.54  
   
Overtime
$14.56 - $32.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,035  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.10 - $3,477  
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).
)
$23,976 - $45,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,505
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Medical Coder Salaries

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding
up arrow 8%

Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding
up arrow 7%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 6%

Surgical coding
up arrow 5%

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding
up arrow 4%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 2%

Medical Coding
up arrow 1%

Medical Records
up arrow 1%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
0%

Insurance
0%

National Average
$33,000

Billing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 197 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 18%
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