Salaries for health care administration professionals, including Medical Billers and Coders, in Connecticut are higher than those of the surrounding states in the Northeast. They are significantly higher than the national average. Combine this with the higher than average expected job growth and excellent benefits and work environment and Connecticut has become a great place to become a Medical Biller and Coder. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the state is expecting healthy job growth in the health care industry, with that of Medical Billing and Coding at nearly 20 percent through 2019.
Indeed.com, an employment information website, lists starting salaries in the Medical Billing and Coding industry at nearly $50,000 annually for those with training and solid skills. Those pursuing a new career in health care, or even a career change, in Connecticut, should take a close look at Medical Billing and Coding. Excellent work environments and great benefits make this field an attractive career choice, and with the tremendous growth in health care expected over the coming years, there has never been a better time to get started.
Connecticut’s Health Care Administration Work Environments
Connecticut’s primary health care facilities including hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices and other areas currently provide excellent employment benefits, commensurate with most of the health care industry. The benefits of a career in Medical Billing and Coding include great job growth and security in a growing field, good starting salaries, standard paid time off, very little overtime and excellent benefits including complete medical, 401k, life and additional retirement and savings plans.
The table below shows a range of Medical Billing & Coding salaries for a number of cities and regions throughout the state of Connecticut: