A Medical Coder earns an average salary of AED 72,294 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

AED 31,146 - AED 168,239
AED 31K
AED 72K
AED 170K
MEDIAN: AED 72,294
10%
50%
90%
AED 0AED 174K
Salary AED 31,146 - AED 168,239
Bonus AED 974 - AED 12,255
Profit Sharing AED 2,000
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AED 34,925 - AED 174,534
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 238

Job Description for Medical Coder

Those working as medical coders are responsible for transferring diagnostic and treatment terms from doctors and other health professionals into coded form for record keeping, use of other medical professionals, and often for billing and insurance purposes. This is accomplished by reviewing and analyzing patient health records to determine relevant diagnoses and treatment plans for individual patients. In addition, this process often requires contact with the providers of a patient’s healthcare in order to ensure proper coding.

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Medical Coder Tasks

  • 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.
  • Enter data, such as history and extent of disease, diagnostic procedures and treatment into computer database.
  • Compile, abstract and maintain patient medical records to document condition and treatment.
  • Review records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations.

Medical Coder Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 72,743

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Key Stats for Medical Coder

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
0%

Experience Affects Medical Coder Salaries

▲42%

National Average
AED 73,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 11%