Medical Coding Auditor Salary (United States)

The larger portion of Medical Coding Auditors in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $49,565 annually. The range in pay spans from $34,375 to $71,809 per year. Benefits are common in this line of work, with most reporting medical and dental coverage and a majority collecting vision insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Medical Coding Auditor Salary (?
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$38,577 - $70,722
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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  
PayScale
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  
PayScale
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

Typical Medical Coding Auditors report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Auditing can expect to be compensated well for these skills, typically earning 8 percent more than the national average, respectively. Most people skilled in Auditing are similarly competent 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.
New salaries start at $45K and reach $51K in five to 10 years. Salary comes to $55K after 10 to 20 years. Unfortunately, Medical Coding Auditors with considerable experience—two decades in the field—see paychecks plunge to $55K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 26 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 10 percent. Workers in this area tend to have one to nine years of experience.

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Experience Affects Medical Coding Auditor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%
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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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%
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