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Medical Coding Auditor Salary (United States)

Women make up the vast majority of Medical Coding Auditors in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $52K annually. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The majority of Medical Coding Auditors claim high levels of job satisfaction. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.
Medical Coding Auditor Salary (?
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$38,577 - $70,722
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71K
MEDIAN: $51,626
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Medical Coding Auditor Salary (?
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$15.03 - $33.62
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$38,577 - $70,722  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
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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$34,375 - $71,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 143
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.03 - $33.62  
   
Overtime
$22.03 - $46.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
   
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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$34,375 - $71,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 117
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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 report a narrow range of specific skills. Those who have experience with Auditing, Medical Coding, and Evaluation and Management Auditing can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those familiar with Auditing also tend to 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.
Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $45K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $51K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $55K in this role. For some reason, Medical Coding Auditors with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $54K. In this field, workers tend to have anywhere from one to nine years of experience — of those surveyed, a majority land within this range. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up approximately one-fourth of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining nearly one-tenth.

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Experience Affects Medical Coding Auditor Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$50,000

Skills That Affect Medical Coding Auditor Salaries

Medical Coding
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Evaluation and Management Auditing
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National Average
$50,000

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 16%