Medical Records and Health Information Specialist Salary
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What is the salary for medical coding and billing?
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that medical records and health information technicians, also known as medical billing and coding specialists, make a mean annual income of $45,240 as of May 2020, which is approximately $21.16 per hour. The lowest 10 percent of medical billers and coders earned less than $26,550, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $66,260.
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How much do medical coding and billing specialists earn in each state?
The table below compares medical billing and coding salaries across states and U.S. territories (Source: BLS Occupational Employment and Wages May 2020). You can also find data for the number of medical records and health information technicians in each state as well as the number of health information technicians per 1,000 jobs—a figure that can help you determine the job's popularity in a given location. Not all locations have employment statistics.