Medical Billing and Coding Careers Puerto Rico

If you are interested in a career in Medical Billing and Coding in Puerto Rico 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 Puerto Rico.

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Top Medical Billing and Coding Schools Puerto Rico

The University of Puerto Rico – Medical Sciences Campus offers Medical Coding programs.  For more options you may wish to view available online programs.

There is no set basic education requirements in Puerto Rico 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 Medical Billing and Coding schools in Puerto Rico and nearby;


Medical Billing and Coding Salary in Puerto Rico

Average Salary$22,880
Hourly Wage$11.00
Top 10% of Earners$36,450
Bottom 10% of Earners$16,200
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 Puerto Rico is $22,880, 46.6% below the national average, according to the most recent BLS data. This represents an hourly wage of $11.00.

Within Puerto Rico the bottom 10% of those working in the career earned $16,200 whilst the top 10% earned $36,450.

There are currently approximately 1,710 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 Puerto Rico.

AreaSalaryHourly PayTop 10%Bottom 10%Employed
San German, PR$24,190$11.63$35,950$16,59040
San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR$23,740$11.42$38,960$16,2801,270
Arecibo, PR$20,090$9.66$30,090$15,89080
Ponce, PR$19,920$9.58$25,040$16,090140
Mayaguez, PR$19,910$9.57$25,970$16,00090
Aguadilla-Isabela, PR$18,620$8.95$22,600$15,90070