Medical Coding Technician Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Medical Coding Technician is $15.81 per hour.
Medical Coding Technician Total Pay (?
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$10.77 - $20.05
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$10.77 - $20.05  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,100  
   
Total Pay (?
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$24,163 - $46,843  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Job Description for Medical Coding Technician
  • Compile, abstract and maintain patient medical records to document condition and treatment.
  • Review records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations.
  • Release information to persons and agencies according to regulations.
  • Protect the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained.
  • Identify, compile and code patient data, using ICD-9-CM and CPT and other standard classification coding systems.

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Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 16%
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