Women account for the majority of Medical Coding Auditors in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $24.45 per hour. Total cash earnings of Medical Coding Auditors range from $34K on the low end to $74K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $6K and $10K, respectively. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Read More
$36,457 - $71,779
$36K
$54K
$72K
MEDIAN: $54,375
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$15.52 - $34.01
$16
$24
$34
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,457 - $71,779  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,872  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,863  
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).
)
$34,321 - $74,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 120
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.52 - $34.01  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.25  
Overtime
$19.49 - $50.58  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,872  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,863  
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).
)
$34,321 - $74,085  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 159

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Job Description for Medical Coding Auditor

A medical coding auditor usually works in the administrative department of a medical institution, or for an agency that has been hired by a medical institution to perform coding audits. The job is usually carried out within an office environment, though many positions allow the auditor to work from home.

Read More...

Medical Coding Auditor Tasks

  • Review the work of coding clerks to verify accuracy of coding and that patients are billed correctly.
  • Conduct analyses to evaluate the accuracy and efficiency of coding practices.
  • Contribute to the development of codes for patient billing.

Medical Coding Auditor Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Medical Coding Auditor


Job skills reported by Medical Coding Auditors are limited. Those who have experience with Auditing, Medical Coding, and Evaluation and Management Auditing can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people familiar with Auditing also know Evaluation and Management Auditing.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Coding Auditor

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


For Medical Coding Auditors, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $44K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $54K. On average, Medical Coding Auditors make $58K following one to two decades on the job. Medical Coding Auditors who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $63K.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Medical Coding Auditor

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Medical Coding Auditor Salaries




National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Medical Coding Auditor Salaries

Auditing
up arrow 4%

Medical Coding
up arrow 2%

National Average
$53,000

Evaluation and Management Auditing
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 14%
ADVERTISEMENT