Health care is a booming field with non-clinical careers that offer a great deal of opportunity for growth within the industry or company. There are a variety of positions within the health care field, both for degree and non-degree candidates. Positions in medical billing and coding are often available for those without a college degree. Medical billers and coders can often become reimbursement specialists, medical collectors or office administrators as they gain experience. These types of jobs often start out at $18/hour.
For job seekers with bachelor or master degrees in health care administration or public health, there are a number of positions that are often available including insurance coordinator, practice manager, health care administrator and medical office personnel. Careers in health care administration offer a wide range of salary levels, with the highest level positions in management or practice administration paying up to $100k per year.