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Medical Coding Schools in Des Plaines, Illinois

Medical Coding Schools in Des Plaines, IL

Des Plaines has a total population of 58,720 and a student population of 12,087. Of these students, 12,087 are enrolled in schools that offer medical coding programs.

Of the 1 medical coding schools in Des Plaines, the largest medical coding school, by student population, is Oakton Community College. In 2010, Oakton Community College graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in medical coding.

A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in medical coding from medical coding schools in Des Plaines in 2010. In 2009 tuition at medical coding schools in Des Plaines was $2,510 per year, on average.

You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for medical coding related books and supplies every year.

Medical Coding Salaries and Career Outlook in Des Plaines

Many medical coding graduates choose to work as medical coders after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Des Plaines, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 7,360 medical coders in Illinois, 4,720 were working in the greater Des Plaines area. The government projects that the number of medical coders in Des Plaines will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical coders.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical coder in Des Plaines is $33,300 per year, which is higher than the average for medical coders state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Medical Coding Degree in Des Plaines
  • Associates Degree in Medical Coding
  • Bachelors Degree in Medical Coding
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  • Medical Coding Training

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  1. 1Oakton Community CollegeOakton Community College

    1600 E Golf Rd., Des Plaines, Illinois 60016-1268

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree