Entry-Level Medical Records Coder Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Medical Records Coder is $15.29 per hour. A skill in Surgical coding is associated with high pay for this job.

$24,096 - $49,154
(Median)
$24K
$35K
$49K
MEDIAN: $34,567
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$11.37 - $22.07
(Median)
$11
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,096 - $49,154  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $996  
Profit Sharing
$3,600  
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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$23,959 - $48,080  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 89
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.37 - $22.07  
   
Overtime
$11.63 - $31.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $996  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,600  
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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$23,959 - $48,080  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 332
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Skills That Affect Medical Records Coder Salaries

Surgical coding
up arrow 21%

Medical Coding
up arrow 7%

Medical Records
up arrow 7%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 5%

National Average
$32,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 2%

Insurance
up arrow 8%

Billing
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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