Medical Coder in Orlando, Florida Salary

A Medical Coder in Orlando, Florida earns an average wage of $16.92 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$29,028 - $71,015
$29K
$44K
$71K
MEDIAN: $43,916
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50%
90%

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$10.36 - $27.15
$10
$16
$27
MEDIAN: $16.26
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$0$71K
Salary $29,028 - $71,015
Total Pay (?
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$24,960 - $56,578
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $10.36 - $27.15
Annual Data $0$56K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,960 - $56,578
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

Job Description for Medical Coder

Those working as medical coders are responsible for transferring diagnostic and treatment terms from doctors and other health professionals into coded form for record keeping, use of other medical professionals, and often for billing and insurance purposes. This is accomplished by reviewing and analyzing patient health records to determine relevant diagnoses and treatment plans for individual patients. In addition, this process often requires contact with the providers of a patient’s healthcare in order to ensure proper coding.

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Medical Coder Tasks

  • Protect the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained.
  • Identify, compile and code patient data, using ICD-9-CM and CPT and other standard classification coding systems.
  • Enter data, such as history and extent of disease, diagnostic procedures and treatment into computer database.
  • Compile, abstract and maintain patient medical records to document condition and treatment.
  • Review records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations.

About Orlando, Florida

Orange County, Florida
270,917
Male:
130,940 (48.3%)
Female:
139,977 (51.7%)
Orlando (/ɔːrˈlændoʊ/) is a city in the U.S. state of Florida and the county seat of Orange County. Located in Central Florida, it is the center of the Orlando metropolitan area, which had a population of 2,387,138, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures released in March 2016, making it the 24th-largest metropolitan area in the United States, the sixth-largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States, and the third-largest metropolitan area in Florida. As of July 1, 2014, Orlando had an estimated city-proper population of 262,372, making it the 73rd-largest city in the United States, the fourth-largest city in Florida, and the state's largest inland city. The City of Orlando is nicknamed "The City Beautiful," and its symbol is the fountain at Lake Eola. Orlando is also known as "The Theme Park Capital of the World" and in 2014 its tourist attractions and events drew more than 62 million visitors. The...
Orlando:
$44,804
Florida:
$49,426
$1,027
Orlando:
$214,400
Florida:
$179,800
5.2%

Medical Coder Job Listings

Key Stats for Medical Coder

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Medical Coder Salaries

Experienced
▲27%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$35,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Medical Coder Salaries

Surgical coding
▲13%

Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding
▲9%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▲8%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▲7%

Billing
▲4%

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding
▲2%

Insurance
▼0%

National Average
$35,000

Medical Coding
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 11%