U.S. Territories Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

The average salary for medical coders in one of the U.S. territories is $45,000.

The most common employer types here are small group practices (2-10 physicians), payers/health plans, and solo practices. Only about 17% of medical coders work remotely from a U.S. territory. However, those who do make an average annual salary of $49,500.

AAPC is the nation’s largest professional organization for medical coders, billers, and others involved in the business of healthcare. AAPC’s products and services span a broad spectrum of certifications, code books, exam study guides and additional preparation materials, local chapters, distance learning classes, and other 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 $51,607.14
COC $55,000.00
CIC $17,500.00
CRC $58,333.33
CPB $57,500.00
CPMA $67,500.00
CPCO $71,250.00
CPPM $32,500.00
CPC-I $77,500.00
CPC-A $35,000.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $30,000.00
Technical school $60,000.00
Some college $50,625.00
Associate's degree $43,928.57
Bachelor's degree $42,083.33
Master's degree $33,750.00

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $27,500.00
2-4 $39,545.45
5-9 $38,611.11
10-15 $47,250.00
16-20 $65,000.00
21-25 $31,250.00

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