As a Medical Coder, Where Can I Make the Most Money?

An estimated 182,370 medical coders worked in the United States, as of 2012.

An estimated 182,370 medical coders worked in the United States, as of 2012.

Medical coders, often called health information technicians, organize health records for easy billing and reference. An associate degree or postsecondary certificate is commonly required for employment in this field. Women are very well-represented in this profession, accounting for an estimated 87.6 percent of medical coders in 2010. Aspiring medical coders can potentially improve their salary prospects by finding employment at certain healthcare facilities and in high-paying geographical areas.

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