Waco has a total population of 469 and a student population of 7,313. Of these students, 7,313 are enrolled in schools that offer medical coding programs.
The largest medical coding school in Waco, by student population, is West Georgia Technical College. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Medical Coding program at West Georgia Technical College.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in medical coding from medical coding schools in Waco in 2010. If you decide to attend a medical coding school in Waco, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,085.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,064 for medical coding related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a medical coder in Waco, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 medical coders in Georgia were working in the greater Waco area. Waco's medical coder workforce is projected 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 Waco is $31,700 per year, which is higher than the average for medical coders state-wide.