Medical Coder in Los Angeles Salary

A Medical Coder in Los Angeles, California earns an average wage of $20.56 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding, and International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding.

$40,000 - $64,000
$49K
MEDIAN: $49,132
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$15.70 - $43.85
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$26
$44
MEDIAN: $26.00
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$49,132  
   
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$32,414 - $80,537  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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$15.70 - $43.85  
   
Overtime
$41.50  
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$32,414 - $80,537  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Key Stats for Medical Coder

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Medical Coder Salaries

Experienced
▲33%

Mid-Career
▲19%

National Average
$51,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Medical Coder Salaries

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲44%

Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding
▲33%

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding
▲21%

National Average
$51,000

Medical Coding
▼8%

Billing
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 8%
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