Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Registered Medical Coder is $21.86
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Registered Medical Coders?
An early career Registered Medical Coder with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.36 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Registered Medical Coder with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.83 based on 5 salaries. An experienced …Read more
What Do Registered Medical Coders Do?
Registered medical coders are responsible for maintaining accurate data in a medical environment by assigning and providing medical codes for diagnoses and procedures, as well as categorizing statistics and other medical information for future reference. They may also assist billing departments by providing codes for patients' contracts.
Registered medical coders must be able to analyze large amounts of location, demographic, and clinical data of in- and out-patients for their organizations, …Read more