North Dakota Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

The average salary for medical coders in North Dakota is $51,179.25.

According to AAPC, the average annual salary for medical coders in the entire West North Central region in 2017 was $50,824. Nearby states like Idaho and Montana had similar average salaries for medical coders. Major cities for coders in North Dakota include Bismarck and Fargo.

In North Dakota, in-demand certifications such as CSFAC and and COBGC have average annual salaries of between $42,000 to $47,000. According to AAPC, surveyed North Dakota medical coders with a technical school or an associate’s degree earned $46,000 to $48,000 annually. AAPC also found that medical coders needed 10 to 15 years of work experience to average around $52,000 annually.

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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 $53,430.23
COC $37,500.00
CRC $37,500.00
CPMA $62,500.00
CPCO $62,500.00
CPC-I $47,500.00
CANPC $77,500.00
CEMC $65,833.33
CHONC $42,500.00
CPC-A $42,500.00
CPC-P $48,333.33
CPC-P-A $47,500.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $50,000.00
Technical school $49,772.73
Some college $50,000.00
Associate's degree $47,954.55
Bachelor's degree $54,444.44
Master's degree $52,500.00

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $27,500.00
2-4 $42,500.00
5-9 $48,970.59
10-15 $56,973.68
16-20 $58,333.33
21-25 $47,500.00
30+ $57,500.00

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