2019 Coding Positions Compensation Survey

General Information

Your organization is invited to participate in the 2019 Coding Positions Compensation Survey, conducted by Altura Consulting Group.

The survey focuses on 22 coding positions, covering base pay and other practices including incentive and sign-on bonuses.  This year’s survey features four new positions:

  • Professional/Physician Coder
  • Senior Professional/Physician Coder
  • Professional/Physician Coding Supervisor
  • Professional/Physician Coding Manager

Last year, 67 organizations reported pay data for 71 facilities/regions.  These included 7 organizations noted as Top 20 National Hospitals based on the U.S. News & World Report 2018-2019 Honor Roll rankings.

You can download the survey instrument by clicking the Survey Participation Form link below.  The survey instrument  includes instructions on how to complete the survey as well as the survey order form (also available below).

2019 Survey Schedule

  • September 30:  Survey participation form distributed (Data effective August 1, 2019)
  • November 1:  Survey participation EXTENDED deadline
  • By November 27:  Survey results distributed


  • $215 for Participants
  • $445 for Non-Participants
  • Participating now and deciding whether to purchase later is also an option

Survey Information and Participation Materials

To participate in the survey, click on the Survey Participation Form link below, download and save it to your computer for completion.  (The participation form includes instructions on how to complete the survey as well as the survey order form.)  Complete the survey form, saving information to the file on YOUR computer as you work on it.  Return your completed survey form to Altura Consulting Group LLC by email at surveys@alturaconsultinggroup.com

Survey Administrator

Altura Consulting Group LLC
520 Indian Mound Street, Suite 1A
Wayzata, MN 55391

Statement of Confidentiality

The objective of Altura’s survey reports and all methods and procedures used to produce the reports, is to provide maximum information value without disclosing any information that could be specifically associated with an individual survey participant.

All survey data submitted by participants for surveys conducted by Altura Consulting Group is provided on the basis that the data confidentiality of each participant will be fully protected at all times.

Protection of confidentiality extends to compensation data reported and to any kind of observation or form of analysis that could serve to identify a company with its data to an experienced person.

Our surveys are designed and administered in compliance with anti-trust guidelines.