A Medical Coder earns an average salary of Rs 236,801 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Medicine / Surgery, Evaluation and Management Auditing, and Emergency Room (ER).

Rs 118,584 - Rs 471,444
Rs 120K
Rs 230K
Rs 470K
MEDIAN: Rs 234,668
10%
50%
90%
Rs 61.04 - Rs 491
Rs 140
MEDIAN: Rs 144
50%
Rs 0Rs 479K
Salary Rs 118,584 - Rs 471,444
Bonus Rs 1,023 - Rs 93,080
Profit Sharing Rs 3,500
Commission Rs 500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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Rs 118,927 - Rs 479,036
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,545
Hourly Data Rs 0Rs 798
Hourly Rate Rs 144
Overtime Rs 49.18 - Rs 799
Annual Data Rs 0Rs 479K
Bonus Rs 1,023 - Rs 93,080
Commission Rs 500
Profit Sharing Rs 3,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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Rs 118,927 - Rs 479,036
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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 Pay By Employer

$0$59K

McKesson Corp.
12 profiles
$30,792

$43,938

$33,280

$46,446

$39,038

$51,906

Banner Health
5 profiles
$43,680

Mayo Clinic
5 profiles
$37,773

Mercy Hospital
4 profiles
$35,972

$54,500

Medical Coder Job Listings

Popular Skills for Medical Coder

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 236,595

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

Medical Coder Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Medical Coder?

Medical Coder in Chennai:
"Work flexibility."
Pros: Iam fulfilled with my job.
Cons: Pay is low.

Medical Coder in Vijayawada:
"My future is in front of you."
Pros: My professional job is my future...
Cons: Anyway its salary one...

Medical Coder in Chennai:
"Medical coder."
Pros: Work all time in weak.
Cons: Work all time in weak.

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Key Stats for Medical Coder

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
27%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
1%

Experience Affects Medical Coder Salaries

Experienced
▲198%

▲72%

National Average
Rs 237,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Medical Coder Salaries


Evaluation and Management Auditing
▲32%


Medical Coder
▲3%


National Average
Rs 237,000

Radiology
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
27%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 34%