Experienced Medical Coder Salary

Experienced Medical Coders take home an average $18.82 per hour. Most Experienced Medical Coders report high levels of job satisfaction. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,006 - $63,404
(Median)
$31K
$43K
$63K
MEDIAN: $43,459
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$14.38 - $25.82
(Median)
$14
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,006 - $63,404  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
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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$30,280 - $57,747  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 91
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.38 - $25.82  
   
Overtime
$20.86 - $38.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
   
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).
)
$30,280 - $57,747  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 374
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Skills That Affect Experienced Medical Coder Salaries

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding
up arrow 15%

Surgical coding
up arrow 11%

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

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 4%

Medical Records
up arrow 2%

Medical Coding
up arrow 1%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 1%

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 96 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 19%
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