With an overall population of 51,765 and a student population of 226, approximately 226 of Rio Rancho students attend one of Rio Rancho's schools that offer medical coding programs.
Rio Rancho's largest medical coding school is National American University-Rio Rancho. In 2010, National American University-Rio Rancho graduated approximately 0 students from its medical coding program.
In 2009 tuition at medical coding schools in Rio Rancho was $11,795 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,350 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical coding program in Rio Rancho.
After graduating with your credentials in medical coding, if you decide to work as a medical coder in Rio Rancho, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,010 medical coders in New Mexico. Of these medical coders, 560 were working in the greater Rio Rancho area. The number of medical coders in Rio Rancho is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical coders.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical coder in Rio Rancho is $31,630 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical coders.