Rome has a general population of 34,980 and an overall student population of 12,418. Approximately 5,994 of Rome's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical coding programs.
Rome's largest medical coding school is Georgia Northwestern Technical College. Approximately 34 students graduated in 2010 from Georgia Northwestern Technical College with credentials in medical coding.
In 2010, 34 students graduated with a medical coding certificate from one of Rome's medical coding schools. In 2009 tuition at medical coding schools in Rome was $2,043 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,460 for medical coding related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a medical coder in Rome, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 65 medical coders in Georgia were working in the greater Rome area. The number of medical coders in Rome is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. 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 Rome is $30,730 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical coders.