Texas Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

The average salary for medical coders in Texas is $56,366.43.

In comparison to other states in the Southwest region, Texas features a stellar job market and consistent earnings potential for medical coders. According to AAPC, the average annual salary for medical coders in the region in 2017 was $53,403. Major cities in Texas for medical coders include Dallas, Austin and Houston.

Popular certifications for medical coders in Texas include CANPC, CRC and CPB, which provide average salaries around $55,000. According to AAPC data, coders with a bachelor’s degree averaged around $62,000 annually, but medical coders with other educational backgrounds still had average earnings between $47,000 to $57,000. Entry-level medical coders should expect salaries around $40,000 to $48,000, but coders with between five to nine years of experience averaged around $49,000 annually.

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 $58,009.12
COC $63,872.55
CIC $47,500.00
CRC $55,803.57
CPB $59,000.00
CPMA $66,500.00
CDEO $67,500.00
CPCO $63,888.89
CPPM $71,250.00
CPC-I $72,045.45
CANPC $56,785.71
CASCC $70,000.00
CCC $57,500.00
CCVTC $70,000.00
CEDC $72,500.00
CEMC $59,642.86
CENTC $52,500.00
CFPC $60,000.00
CGIC $55,000.00
CGSC $67,000.00
CIRCC $61,250.00
COBGC $57,500.00
COC-A $43,928.57
COSC $56,666.67
CPC-A $43,157.89
CPCD $64,166.67
CPC-P $68,823.53
CPC-P-A $22,500.00
CPEDC $79,166.67
CRHC $52,500.00
CSFAC $57,500.00
CUC $50,000.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $51,627.91
Technical school $47,311.32
Some high school $57,500.00
Some college $54,460.53
Associate's degree $52,977.10
Bachelor's degree $62,591.74
Master's degree $67,580.65
Doctorate degree $71,875.00

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $40,416.67
2-4 $48,663.37
5-9 $49,768.52
10-15 $59,692.03
16-20 $62,673.61
21-25 $64,111.11
26-30 $71,250.00
30+ $61,617.65