If you decide that you want to get a medical coding certificate, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 medical coding schools in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Albuquerque has a general population of 448,607 and an overall student population of 58,195. Approximately 1,435 of Albuquerque's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical coding programs.
Of the 2 medical coding schools in Albuquerque, the largest medical coding school, by student population, is Pima Medical Institute. Approximately 42 students graduated in 2010 from Pima Medical Institute with credentials in medical coding.
A total of 42 students graduated with credentials in medical coding from medical coding schools in Albuquerque in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,795 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,350 for medical coding related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in medical coding, if you decide to work as a medical coder in Albuquerque, your job prospects are good. There were 1,010 medical coders working in New Mexico and 560 working in the greater Albuquerque area in 2010. Albuquerque's medical coder workforce is projected to increase by 18% 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 Albuquerque is $31,630 per year, which is higher than the average for medical coders state-wide.
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