Wisconsin Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

The average salary for medical coders in Wisconsin is $54,737.90.

Thanks to a steady jobs market and great earnings potential, Wisconsin ranks among the top Midwest states for medical coders. According to AAPC, the average annual salary for medical coders in the region in 2017 was $51,145. Major cities for medical coders include Madison, Milwaukee and Green Bay.

Popular certifications for medical coders in Wisconsin include CPC, CRC and CPC-I, which feature salaries close to the state’s average. According to AAPC data, coders with technical school or an associate’s degree averaged around $48,000 to $50,000, but coders with a bachelor’s degree increased their average salary to $55,000. Medical coders also typically needed 10 to 15 years of work experience to hit the state’s average salary mark. Candidates with zero to four years of experience averaged between $39,000 to $47,500 annually.

There is no better source of information about coding and billing than AAPC , the nation’s largest professional organization for coders and billers. AAPC 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 $56,789.94
COC $49,000.00
CRC $59,000.00
CPB $67,500.00
CPMA $49,722.22
CDEO $52,500.00
CPCO $66,250.00
CPPM $67,500.00
CPC-I $57,500.00
CANPC $95,000.00
CASCC $57,500.00
CEDC $42,500.00
CEMC $62,500.00
CENTC $42,500.00
CGIC $50,000.00
CGSC $83,333.33
CIRCC $67,500.00
COC-A $55,000.00
COSC $47,500.00
CPC-A $40,543.48
CPC-P $55,500.00
CPC-P-A $37,500.00
CUC $55,000.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $58,958.33
Technical school $48,900.00
Some high school $42,500.00
Some college $54,107.14
Associate's degree $50,351.56
Bachelor's degree $55,882.35
Master's degree $84,375.00
Doctorate degree $132,500.00

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $39,051.72
2-4 $47,500.00
5-9 $51,008.06
10-15 $53,475.61
16-20 $72,333.33
21-25 $63,076.92
26-30 $68,214.29
30+ $67,000.00

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