Georgia Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

Medical coders in Georgia have an average salary of $53,414.06.

Georgia is among the stronger markets for medical coders compared to other nearby states. Via AAPC, other southern states have an average salary of $52,250. Large cities for coders in Georgia include Atlanta, Athens and Augusta.

Georgia medical coders with certifications including CPC, CRC and COBGC can earn annual salaries in line with the state’s average of $51,000. Thanks to Georgia’s steady job market for medical coders, potential coders only need at least a high school degree in order to hit an average salary of at least $52,000. Medical coders in Georgia typically need at least five to nine years of experience to reach an average annual salary of around $51,000, according to AAPC. 

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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 $54,132.88
COC $60,208.33
CIC $76,666.67
CRC $70,000.00
CPB $50,576.92
CPMA $62,500.00
CPCO $78,000.00
CPPM $65,625.00
CPC-I $68,181.82
CANPC $47,500.00
CASCC $47,500.00
CCC $45,000.00
CCPC $62,500.00
CCVTC $47,500.00
CEDC $86,250.00
CEMC $62,333.33
CENTC $67,500.00
CGSC $54,166.67
CHONC $71,250.00
CIRCC $62,500.00
COBGC $58,214.29
COC-A $57,500.00
COPC $110,000.00
COSC $50,500.00
CPC-A $45,000.00
CPC-P $48,750.00
CPC-P-A $32,500.00
CRHC $80,000.00
CSFAC $42,500.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $52,407.41
Technical school $46,527.78
Some college $51,239.32
Associate's degree $55,608.97
Bachelor's degree $58,602.94
Master's degree $52,738.10
Doctorate degree $108,750.00

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $39,318.18
2-4 $43,201.75
5-9 $51,351.35
10-15 $56,219.51
16-20 $57,346.94
21-25 $62,068.97
26-30 $68,026.32
30+ $64,264.71

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