Grand Prairie has a general population of 127,427 and an overall student population of 2,374. Approximately 0 of Grand Prairie's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical coding programs.
MedVance Institute-Grand Prairie is the largest medical coding school in Grand Prairie, based on student population. In 2010, MedVance Institute-Grand Prairie graduated approximately 47 students with credentials in medical coding.
In 2010, 47 students graduated with a medical coding certificate from one of Grand Prairie's medical coding schools.
After graduating with your credentials in medical coding, if you decide to work as a medical coder in Grand Prairie, your job prospects are good. There were 13,120 medical coders working in Texas and 2,570 working in the greater Grand Prairie area in 2010. The government projects that the number of medical coders in Grand Prairie will 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 Grand Prairie is $31,080 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical coders.