Alternate Job Titles: Medical Records Coding Technician, Medical Records Coder Technician, Medical Records Coder
How much does a Medical Records Coding Technician make? The median annual Medical Records Coding Technician salary is $50,512, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between $43,813-$59,246, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Medical Records Coding Technician in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Medical Records Coding Technician in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Medical Records Coding Technician in the United States is $50,512, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Medical Records Coding Technician in the United States are expected to make less than $50,512.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 27, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Medical Records Coding Technician that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Medical Records Coding Technician are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2017
Abstracts clinical information from a variety of medical records, charts and documents and assigns appropriate ICD-10 and/or CPT-4 codes to patient records according to established procedures. Works with coding databases and confirms DRG assignments. Inputs and maintains data on procedures required for state or other reporting. Typically requires an associate's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Typically requires Certified Professional Coder (CPC) from AAPC or AHIMA. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. Typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. View full job description