Rhode Island Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

Rhode Island’s average salary for medical coders is $50,984, a good deal less than the New England regional standard of $56,438.

Rhode Island features a decent job market for medical coders, particularly in and around Providence. Those seeking employment here should focus on large group practices (50+ physicians), hospitals (working in both outpatient and inpatient departments), and health systems.

Only about 23% of medical coders in Rhode Island work remotely, but they earn an average of $59,821 – substantially more than the state, or even the regional standard. Employers are likely filling these remote positions based on years of experience or additional credentials, which explains the higher wage. The vast majority of these remote coders are still working for facilities in Rhode Island.

AAPC is the nation’s largest professional organization for the business of healthcare. AAPC offers certifications, code books, exam materials, local chapters, distance learning classes, and other resources/services.

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 $53,085.11
COC $68,333.33
CPMA $56,666.67
CPPM $110,000.00
CPC-I $62,500.00
CANPC $52,500.00
CEDC $57,500.00
CEMC $60,833.33
CHONC $67,500.00
CPC-A $33,928.57
CPC-P $37,500.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $54,375.00
Technical school $47,045.45
Some college $54,166.67
Associate's degree $39,038.46
Bachelor's degree $57,272.73
Master's degree $17,500.00

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $35,625.00
2-4 $39,772.73
5-9 $47,500.00
10-15 $55,833.33
16-20 $66,562.50
21-25 $53,333.33
26-30 $50,000.00
30+ $72,500.00

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