Garland has a total population of 215,768 and a student population of 3,373. Of these students, 1,446 are enrolled in schools that offer medical coding programs.
Of the 1 medical coding schools in Garland, the largest medical coding school, by student population, is Remington College-Dallas Campus. Approximately 158 students graduated in 2010 from Remington College-Dallas Campus with credentials in medical coding.
A reported 158 students graduated with credentials in medical coding in Garland in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,950 per year in tuition costs.
After graduating with your credentials in medical coding, if you decide to work as a medical coder in Garland, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 13,120 medical coders in Texas, 2,570 were working in the greater Garland area. The number of medical coders in Garland is expected to increase by 25% 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 Garland is $31,080 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical coders.