Paris has a total population of 25,898 and a student population of 5,580. Of these students, 5,580 are enrolled in schools that offer medical coding programs.
Paris's largest medical coding school is Paris Junior College. In 2010, Paris Junior College graduated approximately 5 students from its medical coding program.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a medical coding certificate from one of Paris's medical coding schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,936 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Paris medical coding schools was an average of $12,896 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,438 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical coding program in Paris. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,170 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,766.
If you decide to work as a medical coder in Paris, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 47 medical coders in Texas were working in the greater Paris area. Paris's medical coder workforce is projected 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 Paris is $24,680 per year, which is lower than the average for medical coders state-wide.