Medical Coder Salary

Midpoint U.S. salary*

$53,000

 

The midpoint starting salary for a medical coder, also referred to as a certified professional coder for healthcare, is $53,000. Medical coders assign standard medical alphanumeric codes to patient healthcare information taken from physician’s notes, lab results, and other sources.

Midpoint medical coder salaries in U.S. cities

Austin, TX  
$57,240  
Boston, MA  
$71,020  
Chicago, IL  
$65,455  
Cleveland, OH  
$50,880  
Overland Park, KS  
$53,265  
New Orleans, LA  
$52,470  
New York, NY  
$74,465  
Philadelphia, PA  
$60,950  
San Francisco, CA  
$74,200  
Washington, D.C.  
$70,490  

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Certified coding specialist  
$53,000  
Medical office administrator  
$44,000  
Medical executive assistant  
$52,000  
Member services/enrollment manager  
$55,000  
Executive assistant  
$52,000  
Office manager  
$44,000  

*Salaries listed represent the 50th percentile, or midpoint, of starting salaries.

 

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