New York Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

The average salary for medical coders in New York is $57,423. This is a bit higher than the Mid Atlantic region’s average salary of $56.643.

New York features a very strong market for prospective medical coders, particularly in cities like New York City, Albany, and Syracuse. Most employers here are hospitals (where coders would work in both the inpatient and outpatient departments), health systems, and large group practices (50+ physicians).

New York has one of the smaller populations of remote coders, coming in at just 17%. However, they earn a good amount more than the state standard, averaging an annual salary of $61,138. Apparently, employers here are looking for expertise when they hire remote workers, and that is usually measured by years of experience or additional certifications. The highest paid coders in the state typically hold one or more of the following AAPC credentials: CPC, CPC-I, CPMA, or CRC.

The best source of information about medical coding is 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 preparation materials, local chapters, distance learning classes, and other resources for the industry.

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 $60,320.91
COC $64,112.90
CIC $50,833.33
CRC $66,394.23
CPB $56,153.85
CPMA $73,692.31
CDEO $58,500.00
CPCO $72,678.57
CPPM $70,833.33
CPC-I $75,378.79
CANPC $39,166.67
CASCC $22,500.00
CCC $81,666.67
CCVTC $78,750.00
CEDC $67,187.50
CEMC $72,625.00
CFPC $52,500.00
CGIC $68,333.33
CGSC $60,416.67
CHONC $65,625.00
CIRCC $98,333.33
COBGC $77,500.00
COC-A $48,750.00
COSC $59,062.50
CPC-A $43,782.05
CPCD $37,500.00
CPC-P $58,000.00
CPC-P-A $57,857.14
CPEDC $42,500.00
CRHC $82,500.00
CUC $60,500.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $51,097.56
Technical school $49,468.09
Some high school $60,000.00
Some college $55,505.95
Associate's degree $53,549.72
Bachelor's degree $60,922.33
Master's degree $74,713.11
Doctorate degree $110,416.67

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $40,482.46
2-4 $47,451.92
5-9 $52,923.50
10-15 $60,218.25
16-20 $72,559.52
21-25 $72,272.73
26-30 $76,250.00
30+ $90,520.83

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