Clinical Documentation Specialist with Medical Coding Skills Salary

The average pay for a Clinical Documentation Specialist with Medical Coding skills is $69,362 per year.

$49,889 - $93,442
$50K
$69K
$93K
MEDIAN: $69,020
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50%
90%

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$19.75 - $47.46
$20
$33
$47
MEDIAN: $33.19
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$0$96K
Salary $49,889 - $93,442
Bonus $233 - $6,183
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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$45,544 - $96,275
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 251
Hourly Data $0$58
Hourly Rate $19.75 - $47.46
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $0.92 - $58.46
Annual Data $0$96K
Bonus $233 - $6,183
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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$45,544 - $96,275
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 256

Job Description for Clinical Documentation Specialist

A clinical documentation specialist works with large hospitals and healthcare facilities to help maintain proper records-keeping, as well as provide primary healthcare providers with easy access to any documents needed for patient care. Because these clinics and hospitals generate a large number of records, notes, recommendations, and referrals, this position fills a key role in managing that information.

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Clinical Documentation Specialist Tasks

  • Review accuracy, quality and completeness of clinical records.
  • Ensure that all patient documents and records are maintained in accordance with legal guidelines.
  • Work with clinical staff to obtain information for patient records.

Clinical Documentation Specialist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Clinical Documentation Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Clinical Documentation Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Clinical Documentation Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 153 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Clinical Documentation Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Clinical Documentation Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 56 salaries. A Clinical Documentation Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 39 salaries.

Key Stats for Clinical Documentation Specialist

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 82 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Clinical Documentation Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$69,000

▼3%

Experienced
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 82 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 9%