Nebraska Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

In Nebraska, the average medical coder earns $49,715, a couple thousand more than the regional average salary of $51,933.

For medical coders, Nebraska offers respectable salary and employment prospects. The largest cities for medical coders looking for jobs in Nebraska include Omaha and Lincoln. While the two most common employer types are health systems and hospitals (working in both the inpatient and outpatient departments), the next highest is small group practices (2-10 physicians). This highlights how rural areas still have a fair need for medical coders in the state.

About 31% of Nebraska’s medical coders work remotely, earning $52,347 on average. This shows how employers in the state are willing to pay a premium to hire remote workers with more experience or certification(s). Medical coders making the most money in Nebraska tend to work in management or auditing, and hold at least one of the following AAPC credentials: CEMC, COC, CPC, or CPMA.

There is no better source of industry information than AAPC, the nation’s largest professional organization for medical coders, billers, and others involved in the business of healthcare. AAPC offers credentials, code books, exam prep 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 $52,417.36
COC $52,241.38
CIC $52,500.00
CRC $62,500.00
CPB $60,000.00
CPMA $72,187.50
CPC-I $66,666.67
CANPC $47,500.00
CASCC $55,000.00
CCC $42,500.00
CCVTC $47,500.00
CEMC $63,750.00
CGSC $55,000.00
CHONC $57,500.00
COBGC $52,500.00
COC-A $37,500.00
COSC $32,500.00
CPC-A $40,833.33
CPC-P $75,000.00
CPC-P-A $37,500.00
CPEDC $47,500.00
CRHC $47,500.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $48,750.00
Technical school $53,500.00
Some high school $45,000.00
Some college $48,409.09
Associate's degree $44,409.09
Bachelor's degree $52,407.41
Master's degree $80,625.00

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $39,375.00
2-4 $41,136.36
5-9 $49,296.88
10-15 $53,939.39
16-20 $53,928.57
21-25 $54,318.18
26-30 $53,928.57
30+ $64,500.00

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