Median pay for Medical Records Coders with Surgical coding skills lies in the neighborhood of $20.54 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Medical Records Coders with Surgical coding skills report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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MEDIAN: $49,131
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$49,132  
   
Bonus
$650  
Total Pay (?
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$31,895 - $67,525  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.23 - $32.67  
   
Overtime
$28.19 - $52.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$650  
   
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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$31,895 - $67,525  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Records Coder

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $41K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $46K. Medical Records Coders with Surgical coding skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $50K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $49K.

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Experience Affects Medical Records Coder Salaries

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Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$45,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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