Registered Medical Coder Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Registered Medical Coder is $18.78 per hour.
Registered Medical Coder Total Pay (?
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$28,698 - $66,887
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $46,601
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Registered Medical Coder Total Pay (?
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$12.30 - $28.79
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$28,698 - $66,887  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,091  
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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$26,758 - $64,894  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 118
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.30 - $28.79  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,091  
   
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).
)
$26,758 - $64,894  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 118
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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%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$41,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Registered Medical Coder Salaries

National Average
$41,000
Medical Coding
up arrow 1%
Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding
up arrow 1%
International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 13%
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