Arizona Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

Arizona offers an average salary of $54,344 to medical coders, just above the Mountain region’s average of $53,477.

This state has a lot of opportunity for medical coders looking for a job. Some of the best cities for this search include Phoenix, Tucson, and Mesa.

The top earners in Arizona share these AAPC credentials in common: CASCC, CCC, CEDC, CEMC, CGSC, CIRCC, CPC, COC, CPC-I, CPCO, or CPMA. The top three employer types in the state are hospitals (working in both the inpatient and outpatient departments), large group practices (50+ physicians), and small group practices (2-10 physicians).

A substantial 48% of individuals employed in medical coding in Arizona work remotely, averaging $57,585 per year. Because this salary is higher than the state average, we can assume remote positions are reserved for people who can demonstrate their expertise through a healthy amount of years of experience or credentials.

Find out more about AAPC, the nation’s largest professional organization for medical coders, billers, and others involved in the business of healthcare. AAPC provides certifications, code books, exam study guides and additional preparation materials, local chapters, distance learning classes, and other resources.

AAPC annually reviews salaries of healthcare business professionals based on location, education, experience, credential, and many other data points. These statistics are all based on the most recent survey, which resulted in nearly 20,000 responses. For additional information, view the overall survey analysis or the Salary Survey Calculator.

Salary by Certification

Certification Name Average Salary
CPC $55,548.56
COC $59,166.67
CIC $62,500.00
CRC $61,052.63
CPB $50,625.00
CPMA $74,027.78
CDEO $67,500.00
CPCO $75,714.29
CPPM $88,750.00
CPC-I $74,230.77
CASCC $69,500.00
CCC $62,500.00
CCVTC $70,000.00
CEDC $58,500.00
CEMC $60,000.00
CFPC $40,000.00
CGIC $65,000.00
CGSC $62,857.14
CHONC $52,500.00
CIRCC $92,000.00
COBGC $62,500.00
COC-A $47,500.00
COSC $52,500.00
CPC-A $40,648.15
CPCD $60,000.00
CPC-P $61,250.00
CPC-P-A $40,000.00
CPEDC $110,000.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $47,321.43
Technical school $48,695.65
Some high school $32,500.00
Some college $51,985.98
Associate's degree $54,125.00
Bachelor's degree $46,475.41
Master's degree $70,526.32
Doctorate degree $65,000.00

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $30,403.23
2-4 $42,741.94
5-9 $49,145.57
10-15 $53,398.44
16-20 $62,661.29
21-25 $63,833.33
26-30 $70,000.00
30+ $74,821.43

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