The average pay for an Entry-Level Medical Records Coder is $15.42 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Surgical coding, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), and Medical Records.

$24,573 - $58,958
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MEDIAN: $41,526
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$11.66 - $20.55
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,573 - $58,958  
   
Bonus
$3,000  
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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$24,460 - $51,014  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.66 - $20.55  
   
Overtime
$2.02 - $40.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$3,000  
   
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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$24,460 - $51,014  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 160
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Skills That Affect Medical Records Coder Salaries

Surgical coding
up arrow 21%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 12%

Medical Records
up arrow 12%

Medical Coding
up arrow 7%

National Average
$34,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 7%

Insurance
up arrow 11%

Billing
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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