West Virginia Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

West Virginia’s average salary for medical coders is $44,958, roughly 14% lower than the South Atlantic regional standard of $52,230.

Those looking for medical coding jobs in West Virginia should focus on major cities like Morgantown and Charleston. Job hunters should also consider that the most common employers in the state are hospitals (working in both the inpatient and outpatient departments), health systems, medium group practices (11-49 physicians), and large group practices (50+ physicians).

Remote coders make up roughly 37% of the workforce, but they earn an average of $50,227 annually. Clearly, employers are paying a premium to hire experts in these positions – individuals who can show their proficiency through years of experience or additional certifications.

AAPC offers certifications, code books, exam study guides and additional preparation materials, local chapters, distance learning classes, and other resources. Learn more about AAPC, the nation’s largest professional organization for medical coders, billers, and others involved in the business of healthcare.

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 $47,729.89
COC $49,166.67
CIC $72,500.00
CRC $48,333.33
CPB $38,611.11
CPMA $53,653.85
CDEO $62,500.00
CPCO $44,500.00
CPPM $45,833.33
CPC-I $62,500.00
CCC $45,000.00
CEDC $37,500.00
CEMC $60,833.33
CFPC $37,500.00
CGIC $37,500.00
COBGC $32,500.00
COC-A $37,500.00
COPC $32,500.00
CPC-A $36,730.77
CPC-P $40,500.00
CPC-P-A $22,500.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $40,192.31
Technical school $36,250.00
Some college $43,951.61
Associate's degree $43,071.43
Bachelor's degree $36,184.21
Master's degree $71,500.00

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $33,653.85
2-4 $34,224.14
5-9 $39,750.00
10-15 $42,500.00
16-20 $47,142.86
21-25 $55,833.33
26-30 $65,000.00
30+ $57,500.00

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