South Carolina Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

The average salary for medical coders in South Carolina is $46,662.01.

According to AAPC, the average annual salary for medical coders in the South Atlantic region in 2017 was $52,250. Major cities for medical coders in South Carolina include Charleston, Columbia and Greenville.

In South Carolina, certifications including CRHC, COSC and CGSC have salaries that are around the state’s average. According to AAPC data, coders with a bachelor’s degree, some college or an associate’s degree have average salaries between $45,000 to $47,000. Medical coders also typically needed five to nine years of experience to reach an average salary of $44,000.

AAPC’s 175,000 members of professional medical coders and billers take advantage of the organization’s education, local chapters and other benefits. Find out more about becoming a certified medical coder.

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 $49,754.10
COC $56,346.15
CIC $57,500.00
CRC $67,500.00
CPB $42,500.00
CPMA $64,218.75
CPCO $70,000.00
CPC-I $64,166.67
CANPC $66,250.00
CASCC $57,500.00
CEMC $61,000.00
CENTC $72,500.00
CFPC $37,500.00
CGIC $64,500.00
CGSC $49,166.67
CIRCC $37,500.00
COBGC $77,500.00
COSC $42,500.00
CPC-A $34,375.00
CPC-P $55,833.33
CPC-P-A $27,500.00
CPRC $52,500.00
CRHC $45,000.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $50,000.00
Technical school $39,807.69
Some college $47,009.80
Associate's degree $45,000.00
Bachelor's degree $47,100.00
Master's degree $66,250.00
Doctorate degree $62,500.00

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $34,062.50
2-4 $37,177.42
5-9 $44,513.89
10-15 $47,000.00
16-20 $54,166.67
21-25 $56,500.00
26-30 $69,062.50
30+ $52,500.00

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