Medical Billing and Coding Careers Arkansas

If you are interested in a career in Medical Billing and Coding then you will be glad to know that the Bureau for Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts that the occupation will experience significant employment growth of 13% between 2016 and 2026.

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Listed below are some of the top Medical Billing and Coding programs and related courses near you in Arkansas.

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Top Medical Billing and Coding Schools Arkansas

AreaCollegeDeliveryFind Out MoreWebsite
OzarkArkansas Tech University OzarkCampusRequest InfoVisit Site
Hot SpringsNational Park Community CollegeCampusRequest InfoVisit Site
BentovilleNorthWest Arkansas Community CollegeCampusRequest InfoVisit Site
Little RockUniversity of Arkansas for Medical SciencesOnlineRequest InfoVisit Site

There are 4 accredited programs in Arkansas – 3 campus based and 1 online.

There is no set basic education requirements in Arkansas for becoming a Medical Biller and or Medical Coder. Most employers will prefer a minimum of an associates degree from an accredited school.

The map below shows all accredited schools in Arkansas and neighboring states;


Medical Billing and Coding Salary in Arkansas

Average Salary$34,010
Above/Below National Average20.6% Below
Mean Hourly Wage$16.35
Top 10% of Earners$50,000
Bottom 10% of Earners$21,270
# Employed1,840
Please note: The BLS classifies those working as Medical Billers and Coders as ‘Medical Records and Health Information Technician’.

The average salary for those working in Medical Billing and Coding in Arkansas is $34,010, 20.6% below the national average, according to the most recent BLS data. This represents an hourly wage of $16.35.

Within Arkansas the bottom 10% of those working in the career earned $21,270 whilst the top 10% earned $50,000.

There are currently approximately 1,840 persons employed as Medical Billers and Medical Coders in in the state.

The table below breaksdown the average salaries across the main Metro areas in AR. The highest average salaries and the highest number of jobs for the career are in the Little Rock region.

AreaSalaryHourly PayTop 10%Bottom 10%Employed
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR$38,100$18.32$53,770$23,260580
Jonesboro, AR$34,100$16.39$50,000$21,680130
Hot Springs, AR$34,100$16.39$44,360$22,090100
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO$33,960$16.33$49,910$21,630300
Pine Bluff, AR$33,840$16.27$55,320$22,25050
Fort Smith, AR-OK$30,040$14.44$41,280$20,520170