Jobs and Salary expectations

A 2006 survey revealed actual salary figures instead of indicating a range. More than 13,300 individuals responded to the survey.The survey results revealed that across all work settings the average income is $55,676. But this number doesn't tell the whole story. It doesn't reflect the great diversity of those working in HIM (based on work setting, job title, education level, certification, and more). To learn more click here

In the Metro area, a Certified Professional Coder's salary starts with no experience around $13.00 hour and move up to $20.00 as they get experience.  A Certified Professional Coder-Hospital's salary starts at $17.00 and moves up to $25.00 or more.  In this area UNMC, Alegent Health, Mid-West Neuroscience, Ortho-West, Immanuel and several physician offices have hired our students as well as Mercy Midlands Hospital in Council Bluffs.  Heartland Medical Billing has hired seven (7) of our students over the last two years as full-time employees when they have finished their internship. The student who has a CPC and CPC-H can work from home, even in the Omaha area.