Medical Coder with International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding Skills Salary

A Medical Coder with International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding skills earns an average wage of $17.75 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$29,527 - $58,280
$30K
$41K
$58K
MEDIAN: $41,271
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$13.18 - $25.46
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MEDIAN: $17.75
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,527 - $58,280  
   
Bonus
$204.26 - $4,894  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
Total Pay (?
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$28,010 - $56,152  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 190
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.18 - $25.46  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.04  
Overtime
$19.77 - $38.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$204.26 - $4,894  
   
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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$28,010 - $56,152  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,026

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Coder

Pay by Experience for a Medical Coder has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Coder with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 812 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Coder with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 300 salaries. An experienced Medical Coder which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 223 salaries. A Medical Coder with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 75 salaries.

Key Stats for Medical Coder

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 179 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Medical Coder Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

Experienced
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
$38,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 179 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 18%