Oakwood has a total population of 2,689 and a student population of 12,916. Of these students, 4,115 are enrolled in schools that offer medical coding programs.
The largest medical coding school in Oakwood, by student population, is Lanier Technical College. In 2010, Lanier Technical College graduated approximately 5 students from its medical coding program.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in medical coding from medical coding schools in Oakwood in 2010. In 2009 tuition at medical coding schools in Oakwood was $2,070 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical coding program in Oakwood.
Many medical coding graduates choose to work as medical coders after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Oakwood, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 45 medical coders in Georgia were working in the greater Oakwood area. By the year 2018, the number of medical coders is expected to increase by 27% in Oakwood. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical coders.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical coder in Oakwood is $29,100 per year, which is higher than the average for medical coders state-wide.