Smyrna has a total population of 40,999 and a student population of 429. Of these students, 429 are enrolled in schools that offer medical coding programs.
The largest medical coding school in Smyrna, by student population, is Medix College. In 2010, Medix College graduated approximately 30 students from its medical coding program.
In 2010, 30 students graduated with a medical coding certificate from one of Smyrna's medical coding schools.
If you plan on staying in Smyrna after graduating from medical coding school, you should know that job prospects for medical coders in Smyrna, which is the most popular medical coding profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 medical coders in Georgia were working in the greater Smyrna area. The government projects that the number of medical coders in Smyrna will 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 Smyrna is $31,700 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical coders.