Average Medical Billing/Coding Specialist Hourly Pay

$15.77
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$786
Bonus
$2,675
Commission
$2,000
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The average hourly pay for a Medical Billing/Coding Specialist is $15.77.
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$11.84
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$15.77
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $21
Bonus
$200 - $2,983
Profit Sharing
$679 - $4,146
Commission
$0 - $2,675
Total Pay
$24,962 - $46,514

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Job Description for Medical Billing/Coding Specialist

Medical Billing/Coding Specialist Tasks
  • Record and process patient data including treatment records, insurance information, bills, and payments.
  • Set-up payment plans for patients.
  • Organize and verify patient records, bills, and statements.
  • Code patients' diagnoses and requests payment from insurance companies or individuals.

Job Satisfaction for Medical Billing/Coding Specialist

3.9 out of 5
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Popular Skills for Medical Billing/Coding Specialist

Skills in Billing, Medical Coding, Insurance and Medicaid & Medicare Billing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Medical Records (EMR).

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Billing/Coding Specialist

An entry-level Medical Billing/Coding Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.63 based on 140 salaries. An early career Medical Billing/Coding Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.13 based on 538 salaries. A mid-career Medical Billing/Coding Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.45 based on 219 salaries. An experienced Medical Billing/Coding Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.73 based on 271 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Medical Billing/Coding Specialist in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 17.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7.8% more) and Louisville, Kentucky (4.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Florida, Florida (9.7% less), Houston, Texas (3.8% less) and Orlando, Florida (3.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,285 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.9%
Early Career
41.9%
Mid Career
17.0%
Experienced
21.1%
Late Career
9.1%