Medical Coding Auditor Salary

Medical Coding Auditors in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $53K per year for pay. Earnings generally vary between $34K and $74K per year. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$38,088 - $72,852
(Median)
$38K
$53K
$73K
MEDIAN: $53,066
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$14.83 - $33.74
(Median)
$15
$21
$34
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$38,088 - $72,852  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,041  
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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$33,866 - $74,110  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 149
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.83 - $33.74  
   
Overtime
$21.35 - $49.21  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,041  
   
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).
)
$33,866 - $74,110  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 138
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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


Professional skills reported by Medical Coding Auditors are few in number. Those who have experience with Auditing, Evaluation and Management Auditing, and Medical Coding can expect to be compensated well for these skills. The majority of those 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.


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 $53K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $58K in this role. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

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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 43 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 15%
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