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District Of Columbia Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

Medical coders in Washington, D.C. have an average salary of $55,555.56.

Thanks to a strong market for jobs, the District of Columbia features excellent salaries for potential medical coders. According to AAPC, other states in the mid-Atlantic region have an average salary of only around $52,000.

According to AAPC, D.C. medical coders with certifications including CRC, CPCO and CCPC can earn annual salaries that exceed $100,000. However, coders will generally need a bachelor’s degree to reach an average salary of at least $77,5000. District of Columbia medical coders will generally need 10 to 15 years of experience to get an average salary of around $76,000.

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Salary by Certification

Certification Name Average Salary
CPC $58,750.00
CPMA $66,250.00
CPC-A $42,500.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $76,250.00
Technical school $46,250.00
Some college $61,250.00
Associate's degree $62,500.00
Bachelor's degree $80,714.29
Master's degree $73,125.00

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $32,500.00
2-4 $46,666.67
5-9 $79,000.00
10-15 $65,000.00
16-20 $57,500.00
21-25 $47,500.00
30+ $98,000.00

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