Medical coders make on average around $32,350 annually, though the salary range varies due to region and industry, among other factors.
Salary statistics for 2012 show the highest-paid medical coders earning over $56,000 annually, while the lowest-paid earn $22,250 or less.
The following table shows average annual salaries for the industries that employ the largest numbers of medical billing and medical coding professionals:
|General Medical / Surgical Hospitals||$38,860|
|Offices of Physicians||$31,290|
|Nursing Care Facilities||$35,060|
|Outpatient Care Centers||$34,890|
|Federal Executive Branch||$35,440|
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.