Medical Coding State Salary

The United States has a wide range of average salaries for Medical Coders.  Each state is unique.  The range is as low as $14.43 in Mississippi to a high of $27.65 in New Jersey.  A number of factors contribute to the average hourly pay of a Medical Coder.

Some typical factors include: 

Supply and demand 
Union representation (States that have higher union activity earn an average of 20% more in pay and benefits for all employees)

Cost of living 
Healthcare reimbursement rates 
Cost of Living 

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STATE TOTAL EMPLOYED HOURLY ANNUAL
Alabama 2,560 14.79 30,760
Alaska 590 20.29 42,190
Arizona 5,390 17.05 35,460
Arkansas 1,610 15.47 32,180
California 16,560 21.31 44,330
Colorado 2,390 21.09 43,860
Connecticut 1,360 20.50 42,640
Delaware 470 18.15 37,760
District of Columbia 730 17.98 37,390
Florida 9,680 17.25 35,880
Georgia 4,010 17.04 35,450
Hawaii 440 19.92 41,440
Idaho 920 16.12 33,540
Illinois 8,100 17.98 37,390
Indiana 4,450 16.45 34,210
Iowa 1,700 16.56 34,440
Kansas 2,470 16.36 34,030
Kentucky 3,220 16.00 33,280
Louisiana 2,710 15.63 32,510
Maine 1,130 16.57 34,460
Maryland 2,960 19.95 41,490
Massachusetts 5,940 20.02 41,640
Michigan 4,200 17.95 37,340
Minnesota 3,240 19.84 41,260
Mississippi 2,140 14.43 30,020
Missouri 4,870 17.68 36,770


STATE TOTAL EMPLOYED HOURLY ANNUAL
Montana 1,190 15.98 33,240
Nebraska 1,500 17.50 36,400
Nevada 1,410 18.53 38,530
New Hampshire 860 17.65 36,710
New Jersey 1,910 27.65 57,520
New Mexico 1,340 15.71 32,680
New York 8,850 19.77 41,130
North Carolina 4,900 16.61 34,540
North Dakota 670 15.37 31,970
Ohio 7,900 17.66 36,730
Oklahoma 3,480 15.84 32,950
Oregon 3,000 19.34 40,230
Pennsylvania 7,960 17.00 35,350
Rhode Island 600 19.43 40,410
South Carolina 2,740 16.31 33,930
South Dakota 1,020 16.96 35,280
Tennessee 4,680 16.31 33,920
Texas 16,670 17.80 37,020
Utah 2,040 15.85 32,960
Vermont 370 19.68 40,940
Virginia 3,440 18.08 37,600
Washington 4,940 19.55 40,660
West Virginia 1,310 16.14 33,580
Wisconsin 3,820 17.94 37,320
Wyoming 360 17.65 36,710