Michigan Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

The average salary for medical coders in Michigan is $50,626, just under the region’s $51,010 average wage.

Contrary to some other Midwest states, Michigan features steady employment and salary prospects for medical coders. Major cities for Michigan medical coders to find jobs include Detroit, Lansing, and Grand Rapids. While the regional salary may technically be higher, Michigan maintains roughly the status quo, but also offers a very good amount of job opportunities.

About 28% of Michigan coders work remotely, making a little more on average: $53,166. Clearly, employers value additional expertise, as likely manifested by years of experience or extra credentials. Top earners in the state tend to work for health systems and hold at least one of the following AAPC certifications: COC, CPC, CPC-I, CPMA, CPPM, or CRC.

The best spot for information on coders and billers is AAPC, the nation’s largest professional organization for medical coders, billers, and others involved in the business of healthcare. Among its diverse spectrum of products and services, AAPC offers certifications, code books, exam study materials, local chapters, distance learning classes, and more.

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 $53,298.15
COC $62,343.75
CRC $60,119.05
CPB $44,166.67
CPMA $60,125.00
CDEO $83,333.33
CPCO $80,000.00
CPPM $75,454.55
CPC-I $82,291.67
CANPC $60,625.00
CASCC $52,500.00
CCC $47,500.00
CEDC $50,833.33
CEMC $53,437.50
CGSC $53,928.57
CHONC $48,500.00
CIRCC $52,500.00
COBGC $57,500.00
COC-A $35,833.33
COSC $42,500.00
CPC-A $37,800.00
CPCD $62,500.00
CPC-P $50,104.17
CPC-P-A $39,500.00
CPEDC $42,500.00
CRHC $135,000.00
CUC $45,000.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $45,241.94
Technical school $45,357.14
Some college $48,404.26
Associate's degree $46,572.85
Bachelor's degree $54,421.49
Master's degree $70,462.96
Doctorate degree $87,500.00

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $39,117.65
2-4 $41,458.33
5-9 $47,693.97
10-15 $50,285.71
16-20 $55,080.65
21-25 $61,081.08
26-30 $60,859.38
30+ $63,106.06

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