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
|Area||College||Delivery||Find Out More||Website|
|Ozark||Arkansas Tech University Ozark||Campus||Request Info||Visit Site|
|Hot Springs||National Park Community College||Campus||Request Info||Visit Site|
|Bentoville||NorthWest Arkansas Community College||Campus||Request Info||Visit Site|
|Little Rock||University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences||Online||Request Info||Visit 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.
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Medical Billing and Coding Salary in Arkansas
|Above/Below National Average||20.6% Below|
|Mean Hourly Wage||$16.35|
|Top 10% of Earners||$50,000|
|Bottom 10% of Earners||$21,270|
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.
|Area||Salary||Hourly Pay||Top 10%||Bottom 10%||Employed|
|Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR||$38,100||$18.32||$53,770||$23,260||580|
|Hot Springs, AR||$34,100||$16.39||$44,360||$22,090||100|
|Pine Bluff, AR||$33,840||$16.27||$55,320||$22,250||50|
|Fort Smith, AR-OK||$30,040||$14.44||$41,280||$20,520||170|