With an overall population of 137,893 and a student population of 35,690, approximately 12,691 of Eugene students attend one of Eugene's schools that offer medical coding programs.
The largest medical coding school in Eugene, by student population, is Lane Community College. In 2010, approximately 21 students graduated from the Medical Coding program at Lane Community College.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with a medical coding certificate from one of Eugene's medical coding schools. If you decide to attend a medical coding school in Eugene, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,346.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,110 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical coding program in Eugene.
After graduating with your credentials in medical coding, if you decide to work as a medical coder in Eugene, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 2,640 medical coders in Oregon, 260 were working in the greater Eugene area. The government projects that the number of medical coders in Eugene will increase by 24% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical coders.
As a medical coder in Eugene, you can expect to make an average salary of $32,530 per year. This is higher than the average salary for medical coders in the state.