Idaho Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

The average salary for medical coders in Idaho is $50,014, compared to the Mountain region’s slightly higher $53,477.

As with many states in the region, Idaho provides good opportunities for emerging medical coders. Major cities for coders looking for jobs in Idaho include Boise, Twin Falls, and Coeur d’Alene.

Idaho’s most common employer type is health systems, followed by hospitals (working in both inpatient and outpatient departments), and then small group practices (2-10 physicians). Roughly 36% of the medical coders in Idaho work remotely, making an average annual wage of $52,461. These remote employees are most likely being compensated higher for their expertise, usually measured either by additional credentials or for a few more years of experience.

Medical coders in Idaho who make the most money tend to hold at least one of these AAPC credentials: CCC, CEMC, CPC, CPC-I, CPMA, or CRC. Their most common job type is in auditing, risk adjustment, or coding management.

AAPC is the nation’s largest professional organization for the business of healthcare, offering certification exams, code books, study guides and other preparation materials, local chapters, distance learning courses, and many additional 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 $51,083.33
COC $46,250.00
CRC $59,807.69
CPB $51,785.71
CPMA $58,500.00
CDEO $57,500.00
CPCO $66,875.00
CPPM $56,250.00
CPC-I $60,500.00
CCC $72,500.00
CEMC $64,642.86
CFPC $50,000.00
CIRCC $54,166.67
COBGC $52,500.00
COSC $52,500.00
CPC-A $39,062.50
CPCD $47,500.00
CPC-P $61,071.43
CPC-P-A $49,166.67
CPEDC $52,500.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $48,382.35
Technical school $44,722.22
Some high school $47,500.00
Some college $47,272.73
Associate's degree $49,900.00
Bachelor's degree $46,666.67
Master's degree $56,250.00

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $36,500.00
2-4 $42,777.78
5-9 $44,210.53
10-15 $48,790.32
16-20 $58,194.44
21-25 $58,750.00
26-30 $67,500.00
30+ $61,500.00

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