How much does a Medical Records Coding Technician make in the United States? The average Medical Records Coding Technician salary in the United States is $57,073 as of August 29, 2022, but the range typically falls between $49,504 and $66,928. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Medical Records Coding Technician

Medical Records Coding Technician 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. Being a Medical Records Coding Technician inputs and maintains data on procedures required for state or other reporting. May require an associate degree. Additionally, Medical Records Coding Technician typically requires AAPC Certified Professional Coder (CPC). Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Medical Records Coding Technician works under moderate supervision. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. To be a Medical Records Coding Technician typically requires 1-3 years of related experience, or may need 0 years of experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Skills associated with Medical Records Coding Technician: ICD-10 Coding, Medical Coding, Electronic health records (EHR) Software, Medical Classification ...More

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