Florida Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

In Florida, medical coders see an average salary of $52,164, which is roughly on par for the South Atlantic region’s $52,230 overall average.

Florida features a strong market for medical coders, an already-existing healthy network of industry professionals, and steady salaries. Major cities for job opportunities include Gainesville, Jacksonville, and Orlando.

Those who earn the highest salaries in the state tend to hold the following AAPC credentials: CDEO, CEMC, CIC, COC, CPC, CPCO, CPC-I, CPMA, CPPM, or CRC. The most prevalent employer types are large group practices (50+ physicians), health systems, and hospitals (working in both the inpatient and outpatient departments).

Roughly 31% of Florida’s medical coders work remotely, which is just below the overall average of 34%. Remote coders in Florida make about 12% more than the state average, with their average salary being $58,660. This increase indicates that employers see working remotely as a privilege that is afforded to those who demonstrate proficiency, usually through experience or multiple credentials.

For the most current and comprehensive information on medical coding and billing, turn to AAPC, the nation’s largest professional organization for medical coders, billers, auditors, practice managers, compliance officers, and all others involved in the business of healthcare. AAPC offers a multitude of 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 $54,458.98
COC $60,636.36
CIC $94,583.33
CRC $60,357.14
CPB $49,593.02
CPMA $66,488.10
CDEO $77,500.00
CPCO $77,187.50
CPPM $81,538.46
CPC-I $70,265.96
CANPC $78,928.57
CASCC $58,500.00
CCC $51,718.75
CEDC $50,000.00
CEMC $69,444.44
CFPC $50,833.33
CGIC $63,500.00
CGSC $56,666.67
CHONC $71,111.11
CIRCC $71,818.18
COBGC $50,833.33
COC-A $82,500.00
COSC $63,125.00
CPC-A $40,031.25
CPCD $58,333.33
CPC-P $63,359.38
CPC-P-A $37,500.00
CPEDC $56,250.00
CRHC $53,750.00
CUC $37,500.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $48,732.88
Technical school $46,217.39
Some high school $45,000.00
Some college $51,692.14
Associate's degree $49,323.10
Bachelor's degree $53,210.66
Master's degree $63,465.91
Doctorate degree $55,192.31

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $35,647.06
2-4 $43,118.56
5-9 $48,117.28
10-15 $54,936.55
16-20 $55,520.83
21-25 $62,455.36
26-30 $70,540.54
30+ $71,467.39

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