With an overall population of 22,147 and a student population of 7,279, approximately 7,279 of South Holland students attend one of South Holland's schools that offer medical coding programs.
The largest medical coding school in South Holland, by student population, is South Suburban College. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Medical Coding program at South Suburban College.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in medical coding from medical coding schools in South Holland in 2010. If you decide to attend a medical coding school in South Holland, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,112.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for medical coding related books and supplies each year.
Many medical coding graduates choose to work as medical coders after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in South Holland, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 medical coders in Illinois were working in the greater South Holland area. The government projects that the number of medical coders in South Holland will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical coders.
As a medical coder in South Holland, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,300 per year. This is higher than the average salary for medical coders in the state.