South Dakota Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

The average salary for medical coders in South Dakota is $51,964. This almost matches up perfectly with the West North Central average of $51,933.

The job market is steady in this state and best around the larger cities like Sioux Falls and Rapid City. Top employer types include health systems, hospitals (working in both the inpatient and outpatient departments), and consulting firms. Roughly 38% of medical coders work remotely in South Dakota, earning an average of $50,298.

AAPC is the nation’s largest professional organization for the business of healthcare, offering certification exams, code books, study guides and other preparation materials, local chapters, distance learning courses, and many additional resources.

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 $51,341.46
COC $48,214.29
CIC $45,000.00
CRC $67,500.00
CPB $22,500.00
CPMA $52,500.00
CDEO $52,500.00
CPC-I $42,500.00
CANPC $47,500.00
CCC $57,500.00
CEMC $62,500.00
CFPC $90,833.33
CGSC $47,500.00
CHONC $52,500.00
COBGC $52,500.00
COSC $52,500.00
CPC-A $34,375.00
CPC-P $88,750.00
CPC-P-A $40,000.00
CUC $62,500.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $50,625.00
Technical school $50,454.55
Some college $47,708.33
Associate's degree $48,979.59
Bachelor's degree $61,388.89
Master's degree $155,000.00

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $37,500.00
2-4 $43,611.11
5-9 $45,454.55
10-15 $50,760.87
16-20 $69,583.33
21-25 $56,964.29
26-30 $77,500.00
30+ $91,666.67

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