Registered Medical Coder Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Registered Medical Coder is $18.92 per hour.
Registered Medical Coder Salary (?
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$28,955 - $66,763
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $46,172
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Registered Medical Coder Salary (?
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$12.41 - $28.53
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$28,955 - $66,763  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,064  
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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$27,278 - $64,610  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.41 - $28.53  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $44.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,064  
   
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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$27,278 - $64,610  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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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.

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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 23%
Experienced
up arrow 4%
National Average
$41,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Registered Medical Coder Salaries

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding
0%
National Average
$41,000
Medical Coding
up arrow 1%
Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 12%
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