Medical Records Coders with Surgical coding skills take home approximately $21.10 per hour on average. Most enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and the greater part get vision benefits. Work is enjoyable for Medical Records Coders with Surgical coding skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,201 - $59,598
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MEDIAN: $47,589
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$15.38 - $32.95
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,201 - $59,598  
   
Bonus
$650  
Total Pay (?
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$32,276 - $68,107  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.38 - $32.95  
   
Overtime
$28.58 - $52.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$650  
   
Total Pay (?
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$32,276 - $68,107  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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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.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $42K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $47K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $52K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income no higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Key Stats for Medical Records Coder

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
031
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Medical Records Coder Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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