A Medical Coder with Medicine / Surgery skills earns an average wage of $18.93 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$29,422 - $61,821
$29K
$46K
$62K
MEDIAN: $46,027
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$13.56 - $28.73
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MEDIAN: $18.93
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,422 - $61,821  
   
Bonus
$825  
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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$28,960 - $60,501  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.56 - $28.73  
   
Overtime
$19.65 - $42.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$825  
   
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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$28,960 - $60,501  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 129

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Coder

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Medical Coder

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Medical Coder Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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