Illinois Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

The average salary for medical coders in Illinois is $51,771.16.

Compared to other Midwest states, Illinois offers steady opportunities for medical coders. According to AAPC, the Midwest has an average annual salary of $51,145 for medical coders. Big cities for medical coders in Illinois include Chicago and Urbana.

Popular certifications for Illinois medical coders include COC, CPC and CEMC, which provide average annual salaries of around $50,000. According to AAPC, Illinois medical coders with a high school to associate’s degree can typically reach an annual salary in line with the state’s average. Medical coders with 10 to 15 years of experience had an average salary of $52,095.

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Salary by Certification

Certification Name Average Salary
CPC $50,352.11
COC $51,750.00
CRC $57,500.00
CPB $60,833.33
CPMA $65,555.56
CPCO $65,833.33
CPPM $71,500.00
CPC-I $69,375.00
CASCC $67,500.00
CCC $40,000.00
CCVTC $42,500.00
CEDC $45,000.00
CEMC $54,375.00
CENTC $37,500.00
CFPC $45,000.00
CGIC $42,500.00
CGSC $47,500.00
CIRCC $43,750.00
COBGC $55,833.33
COC-A $33,500.00
COSC $59,583.33
CPC-A $40,326.09
CPCD $57,500.00
CPC-P $68,333.33
CPC-P-A $52,500.00
CUC $45,000.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $50,714.29
Technical school $43,500.00
Some college $48,097.35
Associate's degree $49,329.27
Bachelor's degree $57,812.50
Master's degree $66,833.33
Doctorate degree $101,000.00

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $41,710.53
2-4 $41,626.98
5-9 $48,464.29
10-15 $52,095.59
16-20 $57,336.96
21-25 $66,354.17
26-30 $62,187.50
30+ $72,307.69