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Average Hospital Coder Hourly Pay

$23.39
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,100
Bonus
$700
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The average hourly pay for a Hospital Coder is $23.39.
10%
$16.39
MEDIAN
$23.39
90%
$30.78
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $31
Bonus
$489 - $5,000
Profit Sharing
$0 - $700
Total Pay
$35,298 - $66,264
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What Do Hospital Coders Do?

Hospital Coder Tasks
  • Review patient medical records to judge appropriate diagnosis, procedures, and reimbursement.
  • Code each patient record.
  • Review and research appropriate codes for insurance purposes.

Job Satisfaction for Hospital Coder

4.2 out of 5
(46)
Highly Satisfied
3Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Hospital Coder

Career Paths

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Hospital Coder
Hospital Patient Coder
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Skills in International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding, International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding and Surgical coding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding and Medical Coding.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Coders?

An entry-level Hospital Coder with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.20 based on 14 salaries. An early career Hospital Coder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.43 based on 105 salaries. A mid-career Hospital Coder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.44 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Hospital Coder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.78 based on 52 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $30.
Employees with Hospital Coder in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 6.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Tampa, Florida (5.6% more) and Seattle, Washington (1.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (14.5% less), Milwaukee, Wisconsin (14.5% less) and Orlando, Florida (5.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 289 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.8%
Early Career
36.3%
Mid Career
26.3%
Experienced
18.0%
Late Career
14.5%