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Outpatient Surgical Coder Salary

An Outpatient Surgical Coder earns an average wage of $19.79 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$25,434 - $50,000
(Median)
$25K
$39K
$50K
MEDIAN: $39,354
10%
50%
90%

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$14.09 - $28.13
(Median)
$14
$20
$28
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$25,434 - $50,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,367  
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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$29,174 - $58,720  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.09 - $28.13  
   
Overtime
$21.20 - $37.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,367  
   
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).
)
$29,174 - $58,720  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 89

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Job Description for Outpatient Surgical Coder

  • Coordinate with physicians to deliver accurate and timely documentation.
  • Ensure compliance with coding regulations and guidelines.
  • Ensure coding of outpatient charts and maintain electronic records.
  • Maintain coding skills in compliance with regulations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Outpatient Surgical Coder

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

Related Job Salaries

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Experience Affects Outpatient Surgical Coder Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Outpatient Surgical Coder Salaries

National Average
$41,000

Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding
up arrow 7%

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 10%
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