Medical Coding Auditor Salary

The larger portion of Medical Coding Auditors in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $53K per year. Lower pay rates hover around $34K, and the higher rates verge on $73K per year. Geographic location and career duration 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 for Medical Coding Auditors is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$37,955 - $72,075
(Median)
$38K
$53K
$72K
MEDIAN: $52,839
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$14.79 - $33.42
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$15
$21
$33
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$37,955 - $72,075  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,046  
Profit Sharing
$196.53 - $5,799  
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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$33,636 - $73,308  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 147
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $33.42  
   
Overtime
$21.35 - $49.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,046  
   
Profit Sharing
$196.53 - $5,799  
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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$33,636 - $73,308  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 137
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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.

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Medical Coding Auditor Tasks

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

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Popular Skills for Medical Coding Auditor


Medical Coding Auditors typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Those who have experience with Auditing, Evaluation and Management Auditing, and Medical Coding can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those educated in Auditing tend to be well versed in 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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $44K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $52K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $58K in this role. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $57K.

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Experience Affects Medical Coding Auditor Salaries




National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Medical Coding Auditor Salaries


Medical Coding
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Evaluation and Management Auditing
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National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 15%
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