Thomasville has a general population of 18,162 and an overall student population of 2,694. Approximately 1,721 of Thomasville's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical coding programs.
Of the 1 medical coding schools in Thomasville, the largest medical coding school, by student population, is Southwest Georgia Technical College. In 2010, Southwest Georgia Technical College graduated approximately 1 students from its medical coding program.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in medical coding in Thomasville in 2010. If you decide to attend a medical coding school in Thomasville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,043.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for medical coding related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Thomasville after graduating from medical coding school, you should know that job prospects for medical coders in Thomasville, which is the most popular medical coding profession, are good. In 2010, there were 4,530 medical coders in Georgia. Of these medical coders, 290 were working in the greater Thomasville area. The number of medical coders in Thomasville is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical coders.
As a medical coder in Thomasville, you can expect to make an average salary of $24,010 per year. This is lower than the average salary for medical coders in the state.