West Virginia Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

The average salary for medical coders in West Virginia is $44,957.63.

According to AAPC, the average annual salary for medical coders in the whole South Atlantic region in 2017 was $52,250. Major cities for medical coders in West Virginia include Morgantown and Charleston.

Popular certifications for medical coders include COC, CPMA and COC-A, which provide salaries around $40,000. According to AAPC, coders with generally need some college or a bachelor’s degree for earnings around the state average. Medical coders also typically needed five to nine years of experience to average around $40,000 annually.

AAPC, the nation’s largest professional organization for coders and billers, offers study guides, local chapters, distance learning classes, and other resources.

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 $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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