Maine Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

The average salary for medical coders in Maine is $54,360, while the overall average for the whole New England region is $56,438.

As with other Northeastern states, Maine provides a developing earnings market for medical coders. The biggest cities for medical coders to find jobs in Maine include Bangor and Portland. The most common workplaces in this industry and state are hospitals and health systems. Roughly 38% of medical coders in Maine work remotely, earning an average of $52,635.

The highest paid medical coders in the state tend to hold at least one of the following AAPC credentials: CEMC, CIRCC, COC, CPC, CPMA, or CRC. These top earners also tend to hold positions in auditing or management.

There is no better source of information about coders and billers than AAPC, the nation’s largest professional organization for medical coders, billers, and others involved in the business of healthcare. AAPC offers 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 $55,529.41
COC $52,884.62
CIC $52,500.00
CRC $71,666.67
CPB $49,166.67
CPMA $57,968.75
CPCO $75,000.00
CPPM $42,500.00
CPC-I $63,750.00
CASCC $42,500.00
CCC $57,500.00
CEDC $70,000.00
CEMC $71,666.67
CGIC $47,500.00
CGSC $63,333.33
CHONC $52,500.00
CIRCC $85,000.00
COSC $40,000.00
CPC-A $50,000.00
CPCD $47,500.00
CPC-P $56,250.00
CPC-P-A $49,166.67
CPEDC $54,166.67

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $50,384.62
Technical school $42,000.00
Some college $47,500.00
Associate's degree $50,641.03
Bachelor's degree $60,869.57
Master's degree $72,500.00
Doctorate degree $87,500.00

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $36,875.00
2-4 $43,289.47
5-9 $50,789.47
10-15 $56,370.97
16-20 $54,722.22
21-25 $65,500.00
26-30 $56,250.00
30+ $78,750.00

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