AED 70,555
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

AED 2,023

Profit Sharing

AED 1,965

The average salary for an Entry-Level Medical Coder is AED 71,253 per year.

AED 29,882 - AED 142,706
AED 30K
AED 71K
AED 140K
MEDIAN: AED 70,555
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Salary AED 29,882 - AED 142,706
Bonus AED 511 - AED 19,574
Profit Sharing AED 1,965
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AED 30,684 - AED 146,320
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 223

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 70,881

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
21%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 12%