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Medical Coding Auditor Salary

Women account for the majority of Medical Coding Auditors in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $53K annually. Compensation ranges between $34K and $73K per year. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Medical Coding Auditors like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$38,276 - $72,186
(Median)
$38K
$53K
$72K
MEDIAN: $52,542
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$14.63 - $33.66
(Median)
$15
$20
$34
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$38,276 - $72,186  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,005  
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $3,225  
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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$33,807 - $73,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 142
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.63 - $33.66  
   
Overtime
$21.06 - $49.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,005  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $3,225  
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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$33,807 - $73,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 129

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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 focused set 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 familiar with 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.


For Medical Coding Auditors, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $44K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $52K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Medical Coding Auditors make a median salary of $56K. 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 14%



National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Medical Coding Auditor Salaries

up arrow 10%

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 47 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 14%
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