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Medical Records Coder Salary with Medical Records skills

Earnings for Medical Records Coders with Medical Records skills come in at around $16.79 per hour on average. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $11.80 per hour and $25.40. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Medical Records Coders with Medical Records skills is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,782 - $59,042
(Median)
$29K
$38K
$59K
MEDIAN: $37,834
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50%
90%

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$11.80 - $25.40
(Median)
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,782 - $59,042  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,039  
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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$26,464 - $55,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.80 - $25.40  
   
Overtime
$16.73 - $49.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,039  
   
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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$26,464 - $55,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Records Coder with Medical Records skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Medical Records Coders with Medical Records skills generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $34K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $44K. Medical Records Coders with Medical Records skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $50K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $52K.

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Experience Affects Medical Records Coder with Medical Records skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 36%

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 18%