Texas Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

The average salary for medical coders in Texas is $55,657.19.

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 Tennessee 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 $57,933.44
COC $62,500.00
CIC $51,500.00
CRC $56,931.82
CPB $58,600.00
CPMA $67,243.59
CDEO $67,500.00
CPCO $63,437.50
CPPM $71,000.00
CPC-I $73,541.67
CANPC $58,214.29
CASCC $70,000.00
CCC $52,500.00
CCVTC $67,500.00
CEDC $77,500.00
CEMC $60,714.29
CENTC $47,500.00
CFPC $57,500.00
CGIC $55,000.00
CGSC $74,375.00
CHONC $52,500.00
CIRCC $62,500.00
COBGC $42,500.00
COC-A $40,500.00
COSC $54,500.00
CPC-A $42,453.70
CPCD $64,166.67
CPC-P $63,055.56
CPC-P-A $20,000.00
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