Minnesota Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

The average salary for medical coders in Minnesota is $55,549. This is a good deal higher than the West North Central region’s average ($51,933).

Among other states in this region, Minnesota features one of the best salary markets for potential medical coders. Major cities for Minnesota medical coders to land jobs include Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Duluth. Top earners in the state tended to hold at least one of the following AAPC certifications: CEMC, COC, CPC, CPMA, or CRC.

The most common employer types in Minnesota are health systems, large group practices (50+ physicians), and hospitals (working in both the inpatient and outpatient departments). An overwhelming 55% of Minnesotans work remotely, more than any other state. Since there are so many who enjoy this privilege, they don’t quite make as much money, earning an average salary of $53,397. Apart from in-state employers, these remote coders mostly worked for organizations in North or South Dakota.

AAPC is the nation’s largest professional organization for medical coders, billers, and others involved in the business of healthcare. AAPC’s products and services span a broad spectrum of 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 $55,508.47
COC $67,000.00
CRC $80,833.33
CPB $51,785.71
CPMA $62,500.00
CDEO $57,500.00
CPCO $47,500.00
CPPM $95,000.00
CPC-I $58,500.00
CANPC $54,166.67
CASCC $60,000.00
CEDC $40,000.00
CEMC $61,875.00
CGIC $62,500.00
CGSC $54,166.67
CHONC $52,500.00
CIRCC $60,000.00
COBGC $67,500.00
COSC $58,500.00
CPC-A $43,750.00
CPCD $37,500.00
CPC-P $62,361.11
CPC-P-A $70,000.00
CUC $57,500.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $53,026.32
Technical school $55,416.67
Some high school $62,500.00
Some college $60,493.42
Associate's degree $55,317.80
Bachelor's degree $63,295.45
Master's degree $78,125.00

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $42,678.57
2-4 $48,333.33
5-9 $54,595.59
10-15 $64,941.86
16-20 $63,100.00
21-25 $65,625.00
26-30 $82,500.00
30+ $76,562.50

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