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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 $52K per year. Earnings sit near $34K on the lower side but can approach $73K per year on the higher side. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Medical Coding Auditors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$38,797 - $71,370
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$39K
$52K
$71K
MEDIAN: $52,218
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$14.81 - $33.76
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$20
$34
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$38,797 - $71,370  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$34,099 - $73,144  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 142
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.81 - $33.76  
   
Overtime
$21.06 - $49.21  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
   
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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$34,099 - $73,144  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 126

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Job Description for Medical Coding Auditor

  • 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 note just a narrow range of job skills. Those who have experience with Auditing, Medical Coding, and Evaluation and Management Auditing can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people who know 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.


Medical Coding Auditors do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $44K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $51K. On average, Medical Coding Auditors make $56K following one to two decades on the job. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $57K.

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Experience Affects Medical Coding Auditor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%



National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Medical Coding Auditor Salaries

up arrow 11%

Medical Coding
up arrow 3%

Evaluation and Management Auditing
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National Average
$50,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 14%