Experienced Medical Coder Salary

Experienced Medical Coders pull down an average of $18.84 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$31,094 - $63,116
(Median)
$31K
$43K
$63K
MEDIAN: $43,098
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90%

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$14.44 - $25.81
(Median)
$14
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,094 - $63,116  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,983  
Profit Sharing
$2,000 - $4,450  
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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$30,365 - $57,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.44 - $25.81  
   
Overtime
$20.78 - $38.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,983  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000 - $4,450  
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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$30,365 - $57,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 375
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Skills That Affect Experienced Medical Coder Salaries

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding
up arrow 11%

Surgical coding
up arrow 10%

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding
up arrow 6%

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 5%

Medical Coding
up arrow 1%

Medical Records
up arrow 1%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
0%

National Average
$41,000

Billing
up arrow 4%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 4%

Insurance
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 19%
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