Utah Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

The average salary for medical coders in Utah is $48,125.00.

Like with many states in the Mountain West, Utah features a steady earnings floor and job market for medical coders. According to AAPC, the Mountain West has an average annual salary of $53,076. As one of the midsized states in the region, Utah’s salary market falls roughly in the middle versus states like Colorado and Idaho. Major cities for coders in Utah include Salt Lake City and Provo.

Medical coders with certifications including CPC, COC and CANPC can earn average annual salaries in line with Utah’s average salary. According to AAPC, candidates should try to target an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. While both offer average earnings of $47,000 to $56,000, candidates with other educational histories averaged around $38,000 annually. Similarly, Utahn coders with five to nine years of work experience averaged around $51,000, but entry-level candidates had average salaries of around $34,000 to $38,000 annually.

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Salary by Certification

Certification Name Average Salary
CPC $51,000.00
COC $60,000.00
CRC $56,250.00
CPB $61,250.00
CPMA $76,666.67
CPCO $67,500.00
CPPM $81,666.67
CPC-I $65,000.00
CANPC $52,500.00
CASCC $62,500.00
CCC $52,500.00
CEMC $59,375.00
CENTC $42,500.00
CFPC $32,500.00
CIMC $42,500.00
CIRCC $70,000.00
COBGC $42,500.00
COC-A $32,500.00
COSC $47,500.00
CPC-A $36,562.50
CPC-P $51,500.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $38,500.00
Technical school $37,222.22
Some college $47,083.33
Associate's degree $47,717.39
Bachelor's degree $56,718.75
Master's degree $53,333.33
Doctorate degree $97,500.00

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $34,833.33
2-4 $38,461.54
5-9 $51,250.00
10-15 $55,217.39
16-20 $65,357.14
21-25 $68,750.00
26-30 $62,857.14
30+ $65,000.00