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Medical Coding Specialist Salary

$45,628 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$652

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 21, 2019

The average pay for a Medical Coding Specialist is $45,628 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Medical Coding Specialist is between $33,792 and $55,470. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Medical Coding Specialist. 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 Coding Specialist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Job family population: 208,650

Estimated population of Medical Coding Specialist 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 Coding Specialist Job Listings for United States

Coding Specialist III - INPAT
Nov 2
Dallas, United States
UT Southwestern Medical Center
... Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)\n\n - Preferred knowledge of 3M 360 and EPIC Job Duties 1. ... UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides ...
Coding Specialist
Nov 7
Renton, WA, USA
HealthPoint
Administration (Renton, WA) Coding Specialist Location Hours: Monday Friday 8:00am 5:00pm ... Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Coverage Employee Assistance Program Generous PTO Plan Paid ...
Medical Billing/Coding Specialist
Aug 30
Fresno, CA, USA
Regional Hand Center
Medical Billing/Coding Specialist Regional Hand Center in Fresno, CA, USA Benefits Offered 401K, Dental, Medical, Vision Employment Type Full-Time Why Work Here? "Beautiful state of the art facility ...
Medical Coder needed asap in Sonterra/1604 area
Nov 8
San Antonio, TX, USA
Reliable Staffing
Must know government rules and regulations for medical coding. 1 year experience in family practice ... Company Description Reliable Staffing is a fully blended company and has recruiting specialists in ...
EMS/Ambulance Billing/Coding Specialist
Oct 2
Spring, TX, USA
City Ambulance
The Billing and Coding Representative is responsible for the accurate and timely billing of ... Often this material includes technical EMS material, medical terminology, memos, manuals, and other ...

The average pay for a Medical Coding Specialist is $45,628 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Medical Coding Specialist is between $33,792 and $55,470. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Medical Coding Specialist. 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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Coding Specialist III - INPAT
Nov 2
Dallas, United States
UT Southwestern Medical Center
... Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)\n\n - Preferred knowledge of 3M 360 and EPIC Job Duties 1. ... UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides ...
Coding Specialist
Nov 7
Renton, WA, USA
HealthPoint
Administration (Renton, WA) Coding Specialist Location Hours: Monday Friday 8:00am 5:00pm ... Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Coverage Employee Assistance Program Generous PTO Plan Paid ...
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