Bridgeview has a general population of 15,335 and an overall student population of 1,280. Approximately 1,195 of Bridgeview's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical coding programs.
Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus is the largest medical coding school in Bridgeview, based on student population. In 2010, Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus graduated approximately 12 students from its medical coding program.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a medical coding certificate from one of Bridgeview's medical coding schools. If you decide to attend a medical coding school in Bridgeview, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $19,940.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,800 for medical coding related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in medical coding, if you decide to work as a medical coder in Bridgeview, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 medical coders in Illinois were working in the greater Bridgeview area. Bridgeview's medical coder workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical coders.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical coder in Bridgeview is $33,300 per year, which is higher than the average for medical coders state-wide.