With an overall population of 41,986 and a student population of 7,859, approximately 729 of Grand Junction students attend one of Grand Junction's schools that offer medical coding programs.
The largest medical coding school in Grand Junction, by student population, is Intellitec College-Grand Junction. In 2010, Intellitec College-Grand Junction graduated approximately 20 students from its medical coding program.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with a medical coding certificate in Grand Junction.
After graduating with your credentials in medical coding, if you decide to work as a medical coder in Grand Junction, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,070 medical coders in Colorado, 90 were working in the greater Grand Junction area. Grand Junction's medical coder workforce is projected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical coders.
As a medical coder in Grand Junction, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,110 per year. This is lower than the average salary for medical coders in the state.