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Health Information Coder Salary

How much does a Health Information Coder make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Health Information Coder

$37,149 (USD)/yr

$18 (USD)/hr

$442 (USD)/yr

$36,751 (USD)/yr

$18 (USD)/hr

$442 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system. Process, maintain, compile, and report patient information for health requirements and standards in a manner consistent with the healthcare industry’s numerical coding system. Excludes “File Clerks” (43-4071).
The average health information coder salary in United States is $37,149 or an equivalent hourly rate of $18. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $442. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$28,155 (USD)

$44,595 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$43,066 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Health Information Coder will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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