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Average Medical Billing/Coding Specialist Hourly Pay

$16.16
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$773
Bonus
$2,048
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The average hourly pay for a Medical Billing/Coding Specialist is $16.16.
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$12.10
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$16.16
90%
$21.55
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $22
Bonus
$203 - $3,037
Profit Sharing
$618 - $6,579
Total Pay
$25,524 - $47,622
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What Do Medical Billing/Coding Specialists Do?

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
(155)
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What Are Popular Skills for Medical Billing/Coding Specialists?

Skills in Medical Coding, Billing, 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).

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Medical Billing/Coding Specialists?

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 $14.95 based on 118 salaries. An early career Medical Billing/Coding Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.44 based on 432 salaries. A mid-career Medical Billing/Coding Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.84 based on 189 salaries. An experienced Medical Billing/Coding Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.90 based on 231 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 Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 18.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (14.9% more) and Nashville, Tennessee (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (10.0% less), Houston, Texas (5.1% less) and Orlando, Florida (4.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,083 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.9%
Early Career
39.9%
Mid Career
17.5%
Experienced
21.3%
Late Career
10.4%