Even as the industry is currently showing strong signs of expansion, peak demand for South Carolina medical billing and coding jobs has not yet occurred. Most of the predicted new jobs in the field have not even been created, and employees currently working will increasingly have their choice of promotional opportunities.
According to a report recently released by the Research Division of the South Carolina Department of Commerce, in the preceding decade healthcare support occupation salaries, including those for medical billing and coding specialists, increased steadily by about 22 percent. In coming decades the trend for an increasing salary is projected to continue as factors in South Carolina combine to create an ideal atmosphere for careers in the medical billing and coding field.
2018 South Carolina Medical Billing and Coding Salaries
South Carolina offers some of the highest average salaries for medical coding and billing professionals in the region. Across the state salaries tend to vary from city to city. Medical billing and coding employees working in urban areas also tend to earn a higher salary than those working in rural areas.
Prospective medical billing and coding professionals who are obtaining their education today are well poised to take advantage of the upcoming career opportunities of the near future and set new top-level salary standards.