Surgical Coder Salary

A Surgical Coder earns an average wage of $19.49 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Medical Coding, General Surgery, and Surgical coding.

$34,706 - $61,906
$38K
MEDIAN: $38,336
50%

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$16.43 - $28.11
$16
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $19.49
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$38,336  
   
Bonus
$623  
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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$33,809 - $62,953  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$16.43 - $28.11  
   
Overtime
$36.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$623  
   
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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$33,809 - $62,953  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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Pay by Experience Level for Surgical Coder

Pay by Experience for a Surgical Coder has a positive trend. An entry-level Surgical Coder with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Surgical Coder with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Surgical Coder which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 13 salaries. A Surgical Coder with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for Surgical Coder

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Surgical Coder Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼6%

Skills That Affect Surgical Coder Salaries

Medical Coding
▲34%

General Surgery
▲24%

Surgical coding
▲11%

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding
▲5%

National Average
$40,000

Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 4%