The average rate for a Medical Coding Technician is $15.48 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.25 - $23.57  
   
Overtime
$37.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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Total Pay (?
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$21,453 - $64,429  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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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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Experience Affects Medical Coding Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
28%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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