Entry-Level Certified Medical Billing/Coding Specialist Salary

Commissions form a big slice (more than a third) of total compensation for Entry-Level Certified Medical Billing Specialists. The median income in this area hovers around $32K. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. Most Entry-Level Certified Medical Billing Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,662 - $53,150
$25K
$36K
$53K
MEDIAN: $35,960
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$10.89 - $19.99
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MEDIAN: $14.97
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$0$53K
Salary $24,662 - $53,150
Bonus $140.00 - $6,550
Profit Sharing $3,000
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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$23,140 - $45,332
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 193
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $10.89 - $19.99
Overtime $14.02 - $29.39
Annual Data $0$45K
Bonus $140.00 - $6,550
Profit Sharing $3,000
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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$23,140 - $45,332
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 770

Certified Medical Billing/Coding Specialist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,905

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

With a pay rate for Entry-Level Certified Medical Billing Specialists that is 18 percent greater than the national average, Washington offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Certified Medical Billing Specialists will also find cushy salaries in San Antonio (+9 percent), Los Angeles (+8 percent), Chicago (+4 percent), and Dallas (+3 percent). In Houston, salaries are 7 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers in St. Louis and Austin also lean toward paying below-median salaries (6 percent less).

Key Stats for Certified Medical Billing/Coding Specialist

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
8%

Skills That Affect Certified Medical Billing/Coding Specialist Salaries

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

National Average
$32,000

Medical Coding
▼2%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼2%

Accounts Receivable
▼2%

Billing
▼3%


▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 26%