Medical Coder salary in the United States

Average salary
$46,000/yr
Based on 8,306 income tax records
$23,500
$78,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$35K
 
$42K
 
$46K
 
$48K
 
$49K
$23,500
$78,000
How much do Medical Coders make?
The average total salary for a Medical Coder is $46,000 per year. This is based on data from 8,306 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Medical Coder and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Medical Coder salary can vary between $23,500 to $78,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Medical Coder salary by location

Medical Coder salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Humana, Jefferson County, KY
11 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$43K – $64K
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BH Management, Maricopa County, AZ
15 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$30K – $66K
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Renown Health, Washoe County, NV
13 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$44K – $61K
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UNM Health, Bernalillo County, NM
13 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$37K – $80K
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Wake Forest Baptist Health, Forsyth County, NC
10 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$39K – $77K
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UW Health, Dane County, WI
14 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$32K – $60K
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Children's Hospital Medical Center, Galveston County, TX
10 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$33K – $60K
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Ameriteam Services, Blount County, TN
13 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$31K – $60K
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Saint Luke’s, Ada County, ID
16 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$39K – $60K
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Spectrum Health, Kent County, MI
11 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$43K – $52K
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UT Health Science Center, Bexar County, TX
10 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$30K – $48K
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UPMC, Allegheny County, PA
23 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$30K – $51K

Medical Coder demographics in United States

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48% are single
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52% are married
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49% have kids
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59% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Medical Coders in United States

8,306 full-time salaries from 2019
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FAQS
The average salary for a medical coder in the United States is $46,000 per year. Medical coder salaries in the United States can vary between $23,500 to $78,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 8,306 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as medical coder.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for medical coders in the United States: Humana ($55,000 a year), BH Management ($53,000 a year), and Renown Health ($51,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for medical coders in the United States: Sacramento Metro Area, CA ($73,000 a year), Riverside Metro Area, CA ($61,000 a year), and Los Angeles Metro Area, CA ($59,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.