A simple search on Jobs.com, Indeed.com or any number of job placement sites throughout Mississippi shows a vast number of open positions for qualified candidates. Medical billing and coding and medical office management personnel are required in every corner of the state since, contrary to many industries localized in a certain areas, health care goes wherever there are people. And as Mississippi continues to grow, so will its health care industry. Salaries for the state’s medical billers and coders is generally higher than that of the average household income, and is expected to continue to rise, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov). See our chart below listing average salaries for Mississippi medical billers and coders.
A chart listing the top cities and their corresponding salaries in the medical billing and coding field for the state of Mississippi is below:
Job Growth in 2019
While Mississippi does not require medical billers and coders to attain specific accreditation, those with certification from recognized bodies such as The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or The Association of American Coding Professionals (AACP) will position themselves for the best opportunities. Job growth should maintain pace with the growth of the economy nationally, and Mississippi’s medical billing and coding students of today have a good chance to secure a career with security and good compensation.