The average hourly pay for an ICD-9 Coder is $19.00.
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Job Description for ICD-9 Coder
An ID-9 coder, or medical coder, uses computerized coding systems to enter patient data. The ID-9 coder works in a medical facility, or may instead be a sub-contractor who works from a remote location. This position includes entering patient diagnoses, treatments, and procedures through a coding method, and the coder may have to search through documents and charts to obtain these codes. From there, medical entities can properly bill patients and their insurance carriers. When information does n…Read more
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An entry-level ICD-9 Coder with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.48 based on 5 salaries. An early career ICD-9 Coder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.62 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career ICD-9 Coder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.97 based on 8 salaries. An experienced ICD-9 Coder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.00 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
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