There are currently an estimated 206,300 medical billing & coding technicians in the United States. The medical billing & coding technician job market is expected to grow by 13.5% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are medical billing & coding technicians?

CareerExplorer rates medical billing & coding technicians with a B+ employability rating, meaning this career should provide good employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 30,800 medical billing & coding technicians. That number is based on 27,800 additional medical billing & coding technicians, and the retirement of 3,000 existing medical billing & coding technicians.

What’s the supply of medical billing & coding technicians?

The medical billing & coding technician industry is concentrated in California, Texas, Florida

Medical Billing & Coding Technician job market by state

State Name Employed Medical Billing & Coding Technicians
California 21,900
Texas 17,620
Florida 12,460
New York 9,590
Ohio 9,200
Pennsylvania 8,380
Illinois 8,080
Arizona 5,900
Michigan 5,890
Georgia 5,770
Massachusetts 5,720
North Carolina 5,520
Virginia 5,120
Wisconsin 5,110
Missouri 4,950
Washington 4,740
Maryland 4,180
Tennessee 4,150
Minnesota 4,010
Indiana 3,990
Kentucky 3,720
Oklahoma 3,370
Oregon 3,170
Colorado 2,910
Louisiana 2,870
Alabama 2,700
South Carolina 2,470
Iowa 2,450
Kansas 2,260
Mississippi 2,030
Utah 1,910
Connecticut 1,900
New Jersey 1,880
Arkansas 1,840
Nevada 1,730
Puerto Rico 1,710
Nebraska 1,650
West Virginia 1,580
New Mexico 1,420
Montana 1,210
Maine 1,190
South Dakota 1,110
New Hampshire 960
Idaho 950
North Dakota 770
Hawaii 680
Alaska 680
Rhode Island 650
Delaware 530
Vermont 510
District of Columbia 510
Wyoming 330