Entry-Level Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Salary

An Entry-Level Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) earns an average wage of $18.68 per hour.

$33,274 - $61,786
$33K
$42K
$62K
MEDIAN: $41,678
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50%
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$14.25 - $26.76
$14
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $19.00
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$0$61K
Salary $33,274 - $61,786
Bonus $1,965
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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$30,420 - $59,783
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 56
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $14.25 - $26.76
Hourly Tips $5.00
Overtime $8.50 - $35.56
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $1,965
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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$30,420 - $59,783
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 192

Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,666

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

Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) in Leominster:
"EXPERTISE MSDRG, APDRG CDI RECONSILLIATION."
MAINTAIN HIGH STANDARD OF CONTINUING EDUCATION.

Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) in Baltimore:
"This is a great job, take any learning opportunity to get in."
Volunteer or take any entry level job you can to get experience in this field. I am blessed to have a manager that is fantastic about training her employees. Not all places will do this. She started me out on Emergency room charts and observation patients. Then she taught me Ambulatory Surgery charts. It took me 4 years to get certified but then she taught me inpatients as well. It's the best job I've ever had.

Key Stats for Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
11%

Skills That Affect Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Salaries

National Average
$41,000

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding
▼2%

Medical Coding
▼3%

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding
▼3%

Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 16%