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Entry-Level Medical Records Coder Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Medical Records Coder is $14.39 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Surgical coding and Medical Records.
Entry-Level Medical Records Coder Salary (?
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$24,254 - $45,294
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MEDIAN: $34,821
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Entry-Level Medical Records Coder Salary (?
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$10.14 - $20.19
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$24,254 - $45,294  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,471  
Profit Sharing
$497.21 - $2,166  
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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$21,559 - $43,890  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 234
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $20.19  
   
Overtime
$13.99 - $30.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,471  
   
Profit Sharing
$497.21 - $2,166  
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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$21,559 - $43,890  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 837
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Medical Records Coder Salaries

Surgical coding
up arrow 20%
Medical Records
up arrow 12%
Medical Coding
up arrow 9%
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 4%
Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 1%
National Average
$31,000
Insurance
up arrow 4%
Billing
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 20%