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 $17.22 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$29,151 - $57,584
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$29K
$41K
$58K
MEDIAN: $40,698
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$12.93 - $24.54
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$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,151 - $57,584  
   
Bonus
$412.17 - $4,848  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
Total Pay (?
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$27,356 - $53,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 145
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.93 - $24.54  
   
Overtime
$17.68 - $37.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$412.17 - $4,848  
   
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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$27,356 - $53,586  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 786
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Experience Affects Medical Coder Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 142 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: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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