The average hourly pay for a Certified Coding Associate (CCA) in Canada is C$17.24.
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Job Description for Certified Coding Associate (CCA)
Certified coding associates (CCAs) are responsible for translating data and information regarding diseases and medical procedures into alphanumeric codes which are used in the assessment of medical research and reimbursement. These associates work primarily in office environments within health care facilities, ambulatory care centers, long-term care facilities, and even home offices. Although they generally work during traditional weekly business hours, some extended hours may occasionally be ne…Read more
Certified Coding Associate (CCA) Tasks
- Assign numeric or alphanumeric codes in patient records to identify medical diagnoses and procedures for insurance purposes.
- Review patient documentation including charts, laboratory results, notes, and industry manuals to inform code assignments.
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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Coding Associate (CCA)
An entry-level Certified Coding Associate (CCA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$16.55 based on 8 salaries. An early career Certified Coding Associate (CCA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$16.84 based on 63 salaries. A mid-career Certified Coding Associate (CCA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$17.42 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Certified Coding Associate (CCA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$17.51 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$18.
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Employees with Certified Coding Associate (CCA) in their job title in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia earn an average of 5.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia (2.2% more) and Truro, Nova Scotia (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sydney, Nova Scotia (3.2% less), Antigonish, Nova Scotia (1.9% less) and Halifax, Nova Scotia (0.8% less).
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