Connecticut Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

Medical coders in Connecticut have an average salary of $58,351.06. 

Among other states in the Northeast, Connecticut’s earnings are in line with the region’s average salary of $56,708. For prospective Connecticut medical coders, major markets include Hartford, New Haven and Bridgeport.

Certifications including CIC, CIRCC and CPPM feature high average salaries among Connecticut medical coders. Although coders with only a high school or technical school education had salaries of around $48,000, candidates with a bachelor’s degree or associate’s degree saw their average earnings increase to between $56,000 to $65,000. According to AAPC, coders generally needed between 10 to 15 years of experience to reach an average salary of around $60,000.

AAPC, the nation’s largest professional organization for coders and billers, is the best source of information about coders and billers. AAPC offers study guides, local chapters, distance learning classes, and other resources.

AAPC annually reviews salaries of healthcare business professionals based on location, education, experience, and credential. Data below is based on the most recent survey, resulting in 13,000+ responses. For additional information, view the overall survey analysis or the Salary Survey Calculator.

Salary by Certification

Certification Name Average Salary
CPC $60,500.00
COC $63,888.89
CIC $82,500.00
CRC $49,166.67
CPB $48,500.00
CPMA $61,136.36
CPCO $62,000.00
CPPM $66,875.00
CCC $52,500.00
CCVTC $57,500.00
CEDC $52,500.00
CEMC $62,500.00
CGIC $63,750.00
CGSC $59,166.67
CIRCC $67,500.00
COSC $57,500.00
CPC-A $42,083.33

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $48,269.23
Technical school $48,055.56
Some college $54,453.13
Associate's degree $65,357.14
Bachelor's degree $56,953.13
Master's degree $72,750.00
Doctorate degree $155,000.00

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $36,346.15
2-4 $48,214.29
5-9 $51,964.29
10-15 $60,192.31
16-20 $72,840.91
21-25 $75,625.00
26-30 $59,642.86
30+ $91,500.00

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