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Entry-Level Medical Records Coder Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Medical Records Coder is $14.62 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Surgical coding and Medical Records.

$23,172 - $47,026
(Median)
$23K
$34K
$47K
MEDIAN: $34,027
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$10.25 - $20.60
(Median)
$10
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,172 - $47,026  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,100  
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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$21,858 - $44,867  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 144
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.25 - $20.60  
   
Overtime
$14.05 - $30.71  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,100  
   
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).
)
$21,858 - $44,867  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 572

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Medical Records Coder Salaries

Surgical coding
up arrow 20%

Medical Records
up arrow 10%

Medical Coding
up arrow 8%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 3%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
0%

National Average
$31,000

Billing
up arrow 5%

Insurance
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 82 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 18%