Entry-Level Medical Coder in Jacksonville, Florida Salary

An Entry-Level Medical Coder in Jacksonville, Florida earns an average wage of $15.26 per hour.

$13.59 - $20.00
$14
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.17
10%
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Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $13.59 - $20.00
Overtime $25.23
Annual Data $0$43K
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$29,759 - $43,407
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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 Jacksonville, Florida

Duval County, Florida
868,031
Male:
419,203 (48.3%)
Female:
448,828 (51.7%)
Jacksonville is a seaport city and the seat of Duval County, Florida, United States. With an estimated 868,031 residents as of 2015, Jacksonville is the most populous city in both the state of Florida and the southeastern United States. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 12th most populous city in the United States and largest city by area in the contiguous United States. The Jacksonville metropolitan area has a population of 1,573,606 and is the 40th largest in the United States and fourth largest in the state of Florida. The city is situated on the banks of the St. Johns River, in the First Coast region of North Florida, about 25 miles (40 km) south of the Georgia state line and 340 miles (550 km) north of Miami. Prior to European settlement the Jacksonville area was inhabited by Native American people known as the Timucua. In 1564, the French...
Jacksonville:
$48,239
Florida:
$49,426
$963
Jacksonville:
$146,500
Florida:
$179,800
4.6%

Medical Coder Job Listings

Key Stats for Medical Coder

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
21%

Skills That Affect Medical Coder Salaries

National Average
$32,000

Medical Coding
▼1%

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

Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding
▼2%

Billing
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 14%