Medical Coder Salary with Medicine / Surgery skills (United States)

A Medical Coder with Medicine / Surgery skills earns an average wage of $17.26 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Medical Coder with Medicine / Surgery skills Total Pay (?
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$30,000 - $58,429
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MEDIAN: $43,944
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Medical Coder with Medicine / Surgery skills Total Pay (?
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$12.79 - $26.34
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,000 - $58,429  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $964  
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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$27,416 - $55,974  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 126
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.79 - $26.34  
   
Overtime
$10.71 - $40.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $964  
   
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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$27,416 - $55,974  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 126
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Medical Coder with Medicine / Surgery skills Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
Late-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$39,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 41 votes.
Gender
Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 14%
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