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Medical Records Coder Salary with Medical Records skills

Medical Records Coders with Medical Records skills can expect to earn an average of $16.68 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $11.82 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $25.36. 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. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

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

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$11.82 - $25.36
(Median)
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
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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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$26,564 - $55,720  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.82 - $25.36  
   
Overtime
$16.73 - $49.32  
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$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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$26,564 - $55,720  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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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.


For many Medical Records Coders with Medical Records skills, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $34K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $44K. Medical Records Coders with Medical Records skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $50K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $52K on average.

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Experience Affects Medical Records Coder with Medical Records skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%

Experienced
up arrow 38%

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

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
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 18%
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