Experienced Medical Coder Salary

An average Experienced Medical Coder can expect to take home roughly $19.07 per hour. A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,626 - $62,770
(Median)
$32K
$44K
$63K
MEDIAN: $44,132
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$14.48 - $26.32
(Median)
$14
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,626 - $62,770  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,757  
Profit Sharing
$3,931  
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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$30,475 - $58,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 124
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.48 - $26.32  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.24  
Overtime
$21.43 - $37.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,757  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,931  
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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$30,475 - $58,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 484
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Skills That Affect Medical Coder Salaries

Surgical coding
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International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding
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Medicine / Surgery
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International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding
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Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding
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Medical Records
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Medical Coding
0%

National Average
$41,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
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Billing
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Insurance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 116 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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