Medical Coding Technician Salary

The average rate for a Medical Coding Technician is $16.66 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$10.07 - $31.60
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MEDIAN: $16.66
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Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $31.60  
   
Overtime
$47.71  
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$20,940 - $101,264  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Medical Coding Technician

  • 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.
  • Enter data, such as history and extent of disease, diagnostic procedures and treatment into computer database.
  • Compile, abstract and maintain patient medical records to document condition and treatment.
  • Review records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations.

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Key Stats for Medical Coding Technician

Less than 1 year
40%
1-4 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
30%
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Experience Affects Medical Coding Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
▲17%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
▼19%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
40%
1-4 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None:
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