$57,258
Avg. Salary
$24.61
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,013

Bonus

$425

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Medical Coding Auditor is $24.61 per hour.

The average pay for a Medical Coding Auditor is $57,258 per year.

$16.92
10%
$24.61
50%
$35.00
90%
MEDIAN $24.61
$39k
10%
$57k
50%
$77k
90%
MEDIAN $57,258
$39,386 - $77,390
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MEDIAN: $57,258
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$0$77K
Salary $39,386 - $77,390
Bonus $0.00 - $5,074
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,933
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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$36,938 - $76,117
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 208
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $16.92 - $35.00
Overtime $20.72 - $51.78
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,074
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,933
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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$36,938 - $76,117
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 285

Job Description for Medical Coding Auditor

A medical coding auditor usually works in the administrative department of a medical institution, or for an agency that has been hired by a medical institution to perform coding audits. The job is usually carried out within an office environment, though many positions allow the auditor to work from home.

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Medical Coding Auditor Tasks
  • Review the work of coding clerks to verify accuracy of coding and that patients are billed correctly.
  • Conduct analyses to evaluate the accuracy and efficiency of coding practices.
  • Contribute to the development of codes for patient billing.

Medical Coding Auditor Job Listings

Popular Skills for Medical Coding Auditor


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Medical Coding Auditors who took the survey. Those who have experience with Auditing, Medical Coding, and Evaluation and Management Auditing can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Evaluation and Management Auditing. Those proficient in Auditing are, more often than not, also skilled in Evaluation and Management Auditing.

Pay by Experience Level for Medical Coding Auditor

Pay by Experience for a Medical Coding Auditor has a positive trend. An entry-level Medical Coding Auditor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 110 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Medical Coding Auditor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 93 salaries. An experienced Medical Coding Auditor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 77 salaries. A Medical Coding Auditor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 42 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,103

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

Medical Coding Auditors will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 16 percent. Medical Coding Auditors will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+8 percent) and Nashville (+6 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Medical Coding Auditors in San Diego earning a whopping 20 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Chicago and Atlanta (12 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

Medical Coding Auditor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Medical Coding Auditor?

Medical Coding Auditor in Philadelphia:
"I work from homd."
Pros: Philadelphia is the closest city to my home.
Cons: I love Philly. I grew up there and worked there for many years. Philly is fantastic!

Medical Coding Auditor in Houston:
"WHAT TO DO."
RESEARCH EVERYTHING AND IF YOU'RE STILL UNSURE ALWAYS ASK FOR ASSISTANCE FROM SOMEONE WHO'S SKILLED IN YOUR FIELD.

Medical Coding Auditor in Santa Rosa:
"Have Enough Experience Coding."
Know your stuff, coding isn't easy it's a tough job but well worth it. You have to be someone not afraid to look for an answer, don't be surprised when you don't have it or can't find it. Know your audience and be patient. Communication is key getting it and giving it. Don't be afraid to learn new things, the coding world is huge and very detailed. Don't get too lost in the details and love at least a portion of your job.

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Key Stats for Medical Coding Auditor

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Medical Coding Auditor Salaries

▲18%

▲8%

National Average
$54,000

▼1%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Medical Coding Auditor Salaries

National Average
$54,000

▼1%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 16%