Griffin has a general population of 23,451 and an overall student population of 5,185. Approximately 5,185 of Griffin's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical coding programs.
Griffin's largest medical coding school is Southern Crescent Technical College. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from Southern Crescent Technical College with credentials in medical coding.
A total of 16 students graduated with credentials in medical coding from medical coding schools in Griffin in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,043 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for medical coding related books and supplies each year.
Many medical coding graduates choose to work as medical coders after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Griffin, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,530 medical coders in Georgia. Of these medical coders, 2,350 were working in the greater Griffin area. The number of medical coders in Griffin is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical coders.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical coder in Griffin is $31,700 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical coders.