With an overall population of 90,205 and a student population of 8,897, approximately 8,897 of Gresham students attend one of Gresham's schools that offer medical coding programs.
Mt Hood Community College is the largest medical coding school in Gresham, based on student population. In 2010, Mt Hood Community College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in medical coding.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in medical coding in Gresham in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,521 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,230 for medical coding related books and supplies every year.
Many medical coding graduates choose to work as medical coders after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Gresham, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 2,640 medical coders in Oregon, 1,400 were working in the greater Gresham area. The number of medical coders in Gresham is expected to increase by 24% 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 Gresham is $37,900 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical coders.