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Medical Coder Salary

$45,628 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$652

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 21, 2019

The average pay for a Medical Coder is $45,628 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Medical Coder is between $33,792 and $55,470. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Medical Coder. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Compiles and keeps medical records of patients of health care delivery system to document patient condition and treatment.
  • Checks medical records for completeness and to abstract and code clinical data, such as diseases, operations, procedures, and therapies, using standard classification systems.
Medical Coder Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Job family population: 208,650

Estimated population of Medical Coder jobs: 96,697

Rate of error: 1.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$52,895
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Medical Coder Job Listings for United States

Medical Coder/Biller
Nov 18
Las Vegas, NV, USA
CIMA Medical Centers
Medical Coder/Biller: We are seeking a detail-oriented and organized medical coder to join our growing team. The Medical coding specialist will handle the financial and technical side of the medical ...
Outpatient Medical Coder - Los Angeles
Nov 19
Los Angeles, California, USA
Avosys
DESCRIPTION Avosys is seeking an Outpatient Medical Coder to provide services to the military and their families at Los Angeles AFB, CA. RESPONSIBILITIES * Responsible for assignment of accurate ...
Certified Medical Coder
Nov 13
Oakland, California, USA
Accountemps
Salary: $30.00 to $35.00 hourly Immediate Opening for a Certified Medical Coder. Apply Now! Robert Half Healthcare Practice is looking for an Certified Medical Coder a well-known client on the East ...
Large Facility - Medical Coder III
Nov 12
Remote, OR, USA
Acusis LLC
Medical Coder III - Inpatient Large Facility Location: Remote Department: Medical Coding Reports To: Medical Coding Director FLSA Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt Job purpose The Medical Coder III - ...
Cardiothoracic Medical Coder
Nov 14
Portland, OR, USA
The Coding Network LLC
TCN's 775+ US based coders cover over 55 medical specialties and subspecialties for clients in all 50 states. For more information visit www.codingnetwork.com

The average pay for a Medical Coder is $45,628 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Medical Coder is between $33,792 and $55,470. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Medical Coder. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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