Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Medical Coding Specialist is $18.59
What Do Medical Coding Specialists Do?
A medical coding specialist is an integral part of any medical team, and is responsible for turning doctors' work and diagnoses into real money using a specialized set of codes representing procedures, diagnoses, and other aspects of medical care. Then, they submit what they have coded to either private insurance companies, or Medicare/Medicaid. The medical coding specialist's performance correlates directly with the compensation the doctor receives.
Prior experience with medical coding, …Read more