Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an ICD-9 Coder is $18.79
What is the Pay by Experience Level for ICD-9 Coders?
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 $17.24 based on 5 salaries. An early career ICD-9 Coder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.00 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career ICD-9 …Read more
What Do ICD-9 Coders Do?
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.
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