The average pay for an Entry-Level Clinical Documentation Specialist is $27.44 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Entry-Level Clinical Documentation Specialist Total Pay (?
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$40,987 - $82,998
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MEDIAN: $62,412
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Entry-Level Clinical Documentation Specialist Total Pay (?
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$15.20 - $39.26
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,987 - $82,998  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,961  
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
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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$36,151 - $82,902  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 517
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.20 - $39.26  
   
Overtime
$12.08 - $49.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,961  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $0.00  
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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$36,151 - $82,902  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 517
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$60,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Clinical Documentation Specialist Salaries

Critical Care
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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National Average
$60,000
Medical Coding
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Documentation
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Gender
Female
89%
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Male
11%
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Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 14%
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