Medical Records Coder with Medical Records Skills Salary

Medical Records Coders with Medical Records skills can expect to earn an average of $17.57 per hour. Compensation ranges between $11.66 per hour and $26.13. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. For the most part, Medical Records Coders with Medical Records skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$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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90%

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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.


Medical Records Coders with Medical Records skills do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $35K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $45K. For Medical Records Coders with Medical Records skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $47K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $52K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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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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