Medical Coder with Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding Skills Salary

The average wage for a Medical Coder with Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding skills is $17.32 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$29,229 - $58,584
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$41K
$59K
MEDIAN: $41,211
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$13.00 - $24.61
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MEDIAN: $17.32
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,229 - $58,584  
   
Bonus
$292.33 - $4,949  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
Total Pay (?
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$27,497 - $53,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 167
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.00 - $24.61  
   
Overtime
$18.69 - $37.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$292.33 - $4,949  
   
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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$27,497 - $53,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 932
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Key Stats for Medical Coder

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 173 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Medical Coder Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$37,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 173 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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