Kansas’ medical billers and coders with an accredited degree or certificate can earn an average of $48,000 annually during their first year on the job. This is higher than many of the state’s neighbors, providing an excellent choice to those looking for a change of careers or even their first career out of school. With certification and a few years experience, this average annual income could grow to above $68,000 in 2019 according to Medicalbillingschool.org, an industry monitor.
A chart listing the top cities and their corresponding salaries in the medical billing and coding field for the state of Kansas is below:
Kansas Medical Billing and Coding Job Growth in 2019
Kansas’s medical billing and coding job growth is forecast to increase as little as 12% and as high as 20% per year through 2022, depending on job focus and experience.. Without in increase in Kansas’s medical billers and coders in the coming years, the link between medical care providers, insurance companies and the thousands of companies would be lost, leaving a void between health care services and patients across North America. For Kansas’s health care industry to continue growing, an increase in trained and certified medical billers and coders is important.