Average Outpatient Surgical Coder Hourly Pay

$22.53
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$2,200
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The average hourly pay for an Outpatient Surgical Coder is $22.53.
10%
$17.03
10%
$22.53
50%
$31.70
90%
90%
MEDIAN $22.53
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $32
Bonus
$1,017 - $4,913
Total Pay
$35,529 - $65,933

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Job Description for Outpatient Surgical Coder

Outpatient Surgical Coder Tasks
  • Ensure coding of outpatient charts and maintain electronic records.
  • Maintain coding skills in compliance with regulations.
  • Coordinate with physicians to deliver accurate and timely documentation.
  • Ensure compliance with coding regulations and guidelines.

Career Paths

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Outpatient Surgical Coder
Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
Registered Medical Coder
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Outpatient Surgical Coder

Skills in Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding, International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding, Surgical coding and Cardiology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medical Coding.

Pay by Experience Level for Outpatient Surgical Coder

An entry-level Outpatient Surgical Coder with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.33 based on 16 salaries. An early career Outpatient Surgical Coder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.82 based on 57 salaries. A mid-career Outpatient Surgical Coder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.96 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Outpatient Surgical Coder with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.54 based on 29 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 157 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.2%
Early Career
36.3%
Mid Career
24.2%
Experienced
18.5%
Late Career
10.8%