North Carolina Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

The average salary for medical coders in North Carolina is $53,231.21.

For North Carolina coders, the state’s job market falls in line with nearby areas. By comparison, the average annual salary for medical coders in the South Atlantic region in 2017 was $52,250. Major cities for coders in North Carolina include Chapel Hill, Durham and Greensboro.

In North Carolina, in-demand certifications such as CCC and CPC have average annual salaries in line with the state’s average. According to AAPC, North Carolina medical coders with a bachelor’s degree averaged around $58,000 annually. AAPC also found that medical coders with 10 to 15 years of work experience averaged close to $54,000.

You can learn more about medical coding and billing certification through AAPC.  The organization serves 175,000 members though education, support and networking.

AAPC annually reviews salaries of healthcare business professionals based on location, education, experience, and credential. Data below is based on the most recent survey, resulting in 13,000+ responses. For additional information, view the overall survey analysis or the Salary Survey Calculator.

Salary by Certification

Certification Name Average Salary
CPC $55,881.37
COC $57,613.64
CIC $92,500.00
CRC $68,480.39
CPB $50,625.00
CPMA $65,738.64
CDEO $92,500.00
CPCO $84,000.00
CPPM $62,250.00
CPC-I $74,600.00
CANPC $64,375.00
CASCC $55,833.33
CCC $61,250.00
CEDC $62,500.00
CEMC $70,588.24
CFPC $61,666.67
CGIC $40,833.33
CGSC $53,333.33
CHONC $46,785.71
CIRCC $79,375.00
COBGC $65,000.00
COSC $58,611.11
CPC-A $40,561.22
CPCD $49,166.67
CPC-P $54,464.29
CPC-P-A $52,500.00
CPEDC $47,500.00
CRHC $27,500.00
CUC $59,500.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $47,806.12
Technical school $46,041.67
Some college $50,372.34
Associate's degree $47,115.38
Bachelor's degree $54,825.58
Master's degree $72,302.63
Doctorate degree $77,500.00

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $36,125.00
2-4 $43,500.00
5-9 $48,683.04
10-15 $52,523.15
16-20 $59,186.75
21-25 $59,642.86
26-30 $74,791.67
30+ $68,500.00

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