Entry-Level Medical Records Coder Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Medical Records Coder is $15.51 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Surgical coding, Medical Records, and Electronic Medical Records (EMR).

$24,614 - $58,138
$25K
$41K
$58K
MEDIAN: $41,123
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$11.63 - $21.85
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MEDIAN: $15.51
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,614 - $58,138  
   
Bonus
$50.34 - $6,754  
Total Pay (?
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$24,389 - $50,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $21.85  
   
Overtime
$2.26 - $44.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$50.34 - $6,754  
   
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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$24,389 - $50,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 185

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Key Stats for Medical Records Coder

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Medical Records Coder Salaries

Surgical coding
▲19%

Medical Records
▲16%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲15%

Medical Coding
▲6%

National Average
$34,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼10%

Insurance
▼11%

Billing
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 16%