Medical Records Coder with Medical Records Skills Salary

Median pay for Medical Records Coders with Medical Records skills is around $17.57 per hour. Compensation ranges between $11.66 per hour and $26.13. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Medical Records Coders with Medical Records skills. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,361 - $58,449
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$58K
MEDIAN: $39,073
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$11.66 - $26.13
(Median)
$12
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$29,361 - $58,449  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
Total Pay (?
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$24,899 - $57,323  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$11.66 - $26.13  
   
Overtime
$12.37 - $51.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
   
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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$24,899 - $57,323  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Records Coder

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


For many Medical Records Coders with Medical Records skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $35K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $45K. Medical Records Coders with Medical Records skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $47K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $52K.

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Experience Affects Medical Records Coder Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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