Average Clinical Documentation Specialist Salary

$74,835
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$53k
MEDIAN
$75k
90%
$98k

The average salary for a Clinical Documentation Specialist is $74,835

Base Salary
$53k - $98k
Bonus
$399 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$43k - $99k
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What Do Clinical Documentation Specialists Do?

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.
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Job Satisfaction for Clinical Documentation Specialist

4.1 out of 5
(176)
Highly Satisfied
15Reviews
Based on 176 responses, the job of Clinical Documentation Specialist has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.12 out of 5. On average, Clinical Documentation Specialists are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
88.5%
Male
11.1%
Prefer to self-define
0.4%
This data is based on 488 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

84%

Dental

76%

Vision

71%

None

15%