Wisconsin Medical Coding & Healthcare Salary Information

The average salary for medical coders in Wisconsin is $53,000. This even number is also a bit higher than the East North Central region’s salary average of $51,010.

Thanks to a steady jobs market and great earnings potential, Wisconsin ranks highly among states in the area for medical coders. Major cities for medical coders to find jobs include Madison, Milwaukee, and Green Bay. Top employer types include health systems, large group practices (50+ physicians), and hospitals (working in both the inpatient and outpatient settings).

Nearly 45% of the medical coders in Wisconsin work remotely, which is a high number for any state. These individuals get paid a little more as well, likely for their expertise, as they bring in an average salary of $54,475.

AAPC is the nation’s largest professional organization for medical coders, billers, and others involved in the business of healthcare. AAPC’s products and services span a broad spectrum of certifications, code books, exam study guides and additional preparation materials, local chapters, distance learning classes, and other resources.

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 $54,091.84
COC $65,178.57
CIC $47,500.00
CRC $54,875.00
CPB $57,500.00
CPMA $60,520.83
CDEO $50,000.00
CPCO $67,916.67
CPPM $69,375.00
CPC-I $58,333.33
CANPC $73,333.33
CASCC $47,500.00
CCC $50,000.00
CCVTC $50,000.00
CEDC $55,000.00
CEMC $54,444.44
CFPC $50,000.00
CGIC $52,500.00
CGSC $52,500.00
CHONC $47,500.00
CIRCC $55,833.33
COBGC $47,500.00
COC-A $37,500.00
COSC $45,833.33
CPC-A $43,235.29
CPCD $95,000.00
CPC-P $56,304.35
CPC-P-A $38,750.00
CPEDC $42,500.00
CUC $57,500.00

Salary by Education

Education Average Salary
High school graduate $52,763.16
Technical school $47,879.75
Some college $51,826.92
Associate's degree $48,353.66
Bachelor's degree $55,708.96
Master's degree $59,423.08
Doctorate degree $72,500.00

Salary by Experience

Experience Average Salary
0-1 $37,500.00
2-4 $44,386.79
5-9 $49,285.71
10-15 $55,520.83
16-20 $59,659.09
21-25 $57,638.89
26-30 $61,250.00
30+ $57,500.00

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