Chalmette has a total population of 32,069 and a student population of 1,834. Of these students, 1,834 are enrolled in schools that offer medical coding programs.
Nunez Community College is the largest medical coding school in Chalmette, based on student population. In 2010, Nunez Community College graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in medical coding.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a medical coding certificate from one of Chalmette's medical coding schools. If you decide to attend a medical coding school in Chalmette, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,950.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical coding program in Chalmette.
After graduating with your credentials in medical coding, if you decide to work as a medical coder in Chalmette, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 medical coders in Louisiana were working in the greater Chalmette area. Chalmette's medical coder workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical coders.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical coder in Chalmette is $30,060 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical coders.