Average Medical Billing/Coding Specialist Hourly Pay

$15.50
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$772
Bonus
$2,675
Commission
$1,750
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Medical Billing/Coding Specialist is $15.50.
10%
$11.70
10%
$15.50
50%
$20.67
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90%
MEDIAN $15.50
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $21
Bonus
$200 - $3,020
Profit Sharing
$204 - $4,027
Commission
$0 - $2,675
Total Pay
$24,661 - $45,651

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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.

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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 $14.43 based on 423 salaries. An early career Medical Billing/Coding Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.93 based on 618 salaries. A mid-career Medical Billing/Coding Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.25 based on 295 salaries. An experienced Medical Billing/Coding Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.56 based on 298 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Employees with Medical Billing/Coding Specialist in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 17.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (16.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (7.5% less), Houston, Texas (6.6% less) and Miami, Florida (3.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,747 survey responses.
Entry Level
24.2%
Early Career
35.4%
Mid Career
16.9%
Experienced
17.1%
Late Career
6.5%