AED 71,611
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

AED 4,500

Profit Sharing

AED 1,965

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 29,233 - AED 146,392
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Salary AED 29,233 - AED 146,392
Bonus AED 960 - AED 12,411
Profit Sharing AED 1,965
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AED 31,040 - AED 156,106
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 247

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 72,093

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Medical Coder

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
0%

Experience Affects Medical Coder Salaries

▲44%

National Average
AED 72,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 11%