The average pay for a Registered Medical Coder is $18.50 per hour.
Registered Medical Coder Total Pay (?
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$28,698 - $75,361
(Median)
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75K
MEDIAN: $48,696
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Registered Medical Coder Total Pay (?
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$12.12 - $28.79
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$28,698 - $75,361  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,425  
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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$26,271 - $64,842  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.12 - $28.79  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,425  
   
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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$26,271 - $64,842  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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Job Description for Registered Medical Coder
  • Compile, abstract and maintain patient medical records to document condition and treatment.
  • Review records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations.
  • Release information to persons and agencies according to regulations.
  • Protect the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained.
  • Identify, compile and code patient data, using ICD-9-CM and CPT and other standard classification coding systems.
Pay by Experience Level for Registered Medical Coder
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Registered Medical Coder Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$41,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%
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Gender
Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 18%
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