Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Coding Specialist is $19.92
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Coding Specialists?
An entry-level Coding Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.39 based on 30 salaries. An early career Coding Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.73 based on 183 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Coding Specialists Do?
The coding specialist prepares patients' information so that their medical facility may properly receive payment from medical insurance companies and government-run healthcare programs. This specialist works in a medical environment such as a family practice, assisted living facility, or hospital. Using special medical classification tools, the coding specialist assigns the proper diagnostic and procedural codes to insurance claims, making them ready for filing. Additionally, they review claims …Read more