Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Certified Medical Coder (CMC) is $19.58
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Certified Medical Coder (CMC)s?
An entry-level Certified Medical Coder (CMC) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.61 based on 42 salaries. An early career Certified Medical Coder (CMC) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.11 based on …Read more
What Do Certified Medical Coder (CMC)s Do?
Most of the transactions and payments processed by a hospital or clinic do not involve direct payments from patients. Rather, these institutions rely on payments from private and public insurance companies. The key to making these transactions run smoothly is having procedures, referrals, and lab work properly coded and classified so that insurers pay promptly. While an individual doctor’s office in a smaller practice may delegate this responsibility to an office manager, larger clinics or …Read more