The average salary for a Medical Coder is Rs 272,103.
MEDIAN Rs 272,103
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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 …Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Medical Coder
The top respondents for the job title Medical Coder are from the companies GeBBS Healthcare Solutions, AJUBA Solutions and Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. Reported salaries are highest at UnitedHealth Group where the average pay is Rs 440,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp and AJUBA Solutions, earning around Rs 370,000 and Rs 360,000, respectively. GeBBS Healthcare Solutions pays the lowest at around Rs 250,000. e4e Business Solutions and Omega also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying Rs 263,100 and Rs 268,332, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Medical Coder
Emergency Room (ER)
Medicine / Surgery
Skills in International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding, Emergency Room (ER) and Medicine / Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding and Medical Coding.
Pay by Experience Level for Medical Coder
An entry-level Medical Coder with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 204,366 based on 210 salaries. An early career Medical Coder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 288,036 based on 368 salaries. A mid-career Medical Coder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 488,633 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Medical Coder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 600,000 based on 10 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Medical Coder in their job title in Bangalore, Karnataka earn an average of 10.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (6.4% more) and Chennai, Tamil Nadu (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu (26.5% less), Noida, Uttar Pradesh (24.0% less) and Pune, Maharashtra (22.0% less).
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