Pennsylvania Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

The average salary for medical coders in Pennsylvania is $51,071.43.

Among other states in the northern Atlantic region, Pennsylvania features an excellent job market and steady salaries for medical coders. According to AAPC, the average annual salary for medical coders in the region in 2017 was $57,071. Major cities for coders in Pennsylvania include Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Harrisburg.

In Pennsylvania, popular certifications such as CPC, CPMA and CPPM feature salaries in line with the state average. Via AAPC, coders with a bachelor’s degree can reach around $52,000 annually, but coders with other education histories still averaged $47,000 to $48,000. Pennsylvanian medical coders with 10 to 15 years of work experience typically had an average annual salary of $51,789.

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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 $51,993.67
COC $64,750.00
CIC $17,500.00
CRC $63,437.50
CPB $50,833.33
CPMA $58,695.65
CPCO $88,750.00
CPPM $57,500.00
CPC-I $70,500.00
CANPC $47,500.00
CASCC $57,500.00
CCC $63,125.00
CCVTC $52,500.00
CEDC $110,000.00
CEMC $60,000.00
CENTC $72,500.00
CFPC $52,500.00
CGIC $45,000.00
CGSC $47,500.00
CHONC $40,000.00
CIMC $52,500.00
CIRCC $57,500.00
COBGC $47,045.45
COSC $62,500.00
CPC-A $40,069.44
CPC-P $62,727.27
CPC-P-A $32,500.00
CPEDC $47,500.00
CPRC $62,500.00
CRHC $62,500.00
CUC $32,500.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $51,171.88
Technical school $47,405.66
Some college $48,453.61
Associate's degree $48,921.57
Bachelor's degree $52,567.57
Master's degree $79,078.95
Doctorate degree $72,500.00

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $38,900.00
2-4 $43,470.15
5-9 $47,034.88
10-15 $51,789.47
16-20 $60,055.56
21-25 $55,208.33
26-30 $61,111.11
30+ $73,750.00

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