Delaware Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

In Delaware, the average medical coder salary is $56,022.73.

Compared to other Northeast states, Delaware’s earnings are close to the region’s average salary of $56,708. For Delaware medical coders, major cities include Dover and Lewes.

Delaware medical coders with certifications like COC, CEDC and CUC have average salaries of more than $70,000. Coders with associate’s or bachelor’s degrees also had average earnings of $62,000 to $65,000. According to AAPC, coders generally needed only five to nine years of experience to reach an average salary of around $62,500.

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Salary by Certification

Certification Name Average Salary
CPC $57,000.00
COC $79,375.00
CPMA $55,833.33
CANPC $42,500.00
CEDC $72,500.00
CEMC $72,500.00
CHONC $62,500.00
CPC-A $32,500.00
CPC-P $62,500.00
CUC $72,500.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $45,000.00
Technical school $50,000.00
Some college $45,000.00
Associate's degree $62,500.00
Bachelor's degree $65,625.00
Master's degree $106,250.00

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $37,500.00
2-4 $40,833.33
5-9 $62,500.00
10-15 $45,000.00
16-20 $58,500.00
21-25 $88,750.00
26-30 $72,500.00
30+ $98,750.00