Brenham has a total population of 13,507 and a student population of 17,173. Of these students, 17,173 are enrolled in schools that offer medical coding programs.
The largest medical coding school in Brenham, by student population, is Blinn College. In 2010, Blinn College graduated approximately 2 students from its medical coding program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a medical coding certificate in Brenham. If you decide to attend one of Brenham's medical coding schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,637 per year in instate tuition and $12,461 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,094 for medical coding related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,630 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,007.
After graduating with your credentials in medical coding, if you decide to work as a medical coder in Brenham, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 13,120 medical coders in Texas, 210 were working in the greater Brenham area. The number of medical coders in Brenham is expected to increase by 25% 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 Brenham is $26,200 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for medical coders.