Utah Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

The average salary for medical coders in Utah is $51,561, a bit lower than the Mountain region’s average of $53,477.

Utah features a steady earnings floor and job market for medical coders. Good cities for job hunters in this industry include Salt Lake City and Provo. Top employer types include large group practices (50+ physicians), health systems, small group practices (2-10 physicians), and payers/health plans.

About 33% of medical coders in Utah work remotely, earning an average annual salary of $56,528 – higher than both the state and regional standards. This would seem to indicate that employers in the state want expert coders filling these remote positions, and are paying more for individuals with more years of experience or additional certifications.

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Salary by Certification

Certification Name Average Salary
CPC $54,859.81
COC $66,785.71
CRC $54,423.08
CPB $42,500.00
CPMA $68,750.00
CDEO $67,500.00
CPCO $75,000.00
CPPM $57,500.00
CPC-I $59,642.86
CANPC $47,500.00
CCC $52,500.00
CEMC $45,000.00
CFPC $44,166.67
CGSC $70,000.00
COBGC $50,000.00
COC-A $47,500.00
COSC $50,000.00
CPC-A $38,900.00
CPCD $57,500.00
CPC-P $54,444.44
CPC-P-A $34,166.67
CRHC $135,000.00
CUC $42,500.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $55,937.50
Technical school $42,631.58
Some high school $37,500.00
Some college $52,857.14
Associate's degree $51,470.59
Bachelor's degree $58,515.63
Master's degree $67,291.67

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $36,413.04
2-4 $44,680.85
5-9 $47,500.00
10-15 $59,736.84
16-20 $63,750.00
21-25 $72,708.33
26-30 $86,666.67
30+ $69,166.67

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