Certified Professional Coder (CPC) in Tulsa Salary

A Certified Professional Coder (CPC) in Tulsa, Oklahoma earns an average wage of $16.14 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$16.38 - $22.75
$17
MEDIAN: $17.23
50%

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Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $17.23
Annual Data $0$61K
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$31,409 - $61,584
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description for Certified Professional Coder (CPC)

A certified professional coder (CPC) is responsible for overseeing the medical coding for healthcare agencies. Coders make sure that medical coding used is in compliance with all medical coding laws and regulations and ensure that the coding used is for reimbursable expenses when necessary. They may provide regular coding, surgical coding, or hospital coding as appropriate. Certified coders are also sometimes responsible for communicating with patients regarding rejected claims or procedures, so effective communication skills are necessary. They must also maintain confidentiality and stay current on changes to insurance coding (especially Medicare).

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Certified Professional Coder (CPC) 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.

About Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa County, Oklahoma
403,091
Male:
197,437 (49.0%)
Female:
205,654 (51.0%)
Tulsa /ˈtʌlsə/ is the second-largest city in the state of Oklahoma and 47th-most populous city in the United States. As of July 2015, the population was 403,505, an increase of 11,599 over that reported in the 2010 Census. It is the principal municipality of the Tulsa Metropolitan Area, a region with 981,005 residents in the MSA and 1,151,172 in the CSA. The city serves as the county seat of Tulsa County, the most densely populated county in Oklahoma, with urban development extending into Osage, Rogers, and Wagoner counties. Tulsa was settled between 1828 and 1836 by the Lochapoka Band of Creek Native American tribe. For most of the 20th century, the city held the nickname "Oil Capital of the World" and played a major role as one of the most important hubs for the American oil industry. Once heavily dependent on the oil industry, economic downturn and subsequent diversification efforts created an...
Tulsa:
$43,322
Oklahoma:
$48,568
$768
Tulsa:
$133,700
Oklahoma:
$126,800
4.2%

Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Job Listings

Key Stats for Certified Professional Coder (CPC)

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Salaries

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Mid-Career
▼10%

Skills That Affect Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Salaries

National Average
$37,000

Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding
▼4%

Medical Coding
▼8%

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding
▼8%

Billing
▼9%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 88%
no benefits
None: 13%