Entry-Level Medical Coder Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Medical Coder is $15.97 per hour. A skill in Medicine / Surgery is associated with high pay for this job.

$27,129 - $61,891
$27K
$40K
$62K
MEDIAN: $39,541
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50%
90%

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$12.24 - $22.70
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.49
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$0$61K
Salary $27,129 - $61,891
Bonus $251.83 - $3,898
Profit Sharing $450.00
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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$25,773 - $51,157
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 383
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $12.24 - $22.70
Overtime $17.69 - $36.67
Annual Data $0$51K
Bonus $251.83 - $3,898
Profit Sharing $450.00
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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$25,773 - $51,157
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,566

Medical Coder Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Medical Coder

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,402

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Medical Coder Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Medical Coder in Hinsdale:
"In Breif."
Get as much experience as you can.

Medical Coder in Decatur:
"Attention to detail."
Follow your guidelines, and always double check your work!

Medical Coder in Martinsburg:
"Continue Learning."
The more you know the more confident you will be in your code selections.

Medical Coder in Myrtle Beach:
"N A."
Have some kind of medical office experience.. IE front desk, MA etc before jumping into Medical coding because jobs are NOT easily found due to the lack of experience.

Medical Coder in Lawrence:
"Low pay; few raises."
Demand a decent salary. The State of Kansas does not allow many raises.

Key Stats for Medical Coder

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 225 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
10%

Skills That Affect Medical Coder Salaries

Medicine / Surgery
▲7%

Surgical coding
▲5%



National Average
$35,000




Medical Records
▼3%

Medical Terminology
▼4%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼5%

Insurance
▼8%

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 225 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 19%