Jesup has a total population of 9,279 and a student population of 1,551. Of these students, 1,551 are enrolled in schools that offer medical coding programs.
Of the 1 medical coding schools in Jesup, the largest medical coding school, by student population, is Altamaha Technical College. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Altamaha Technical College with credentials in medical coding.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a medical coding certificate from one of Jesup's medical coding schools. 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 $937 for medical coding related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Jesup after graduating from medical coding school, you should know that job prospects for medical coders in Jesup, which is the most popular medical coding profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 16 medical coders in Georgia were working in the greater Jesup area. The number of medical coders in Jesup 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 Jesup is $24,010 per year, which is lower than the average for medical coders state-wide.