Pasadena has a general population of 141,674 and an overall student population of 27,509. Approximately 27,011 of Pasadena's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical coding programs.
Pasadena's largest medical coding school is San Jacinto Community College. Approximately 30 students graduated in 2010 from San Jacinto Community College with credentials in medical coding.
A total of 30 students graduated with credentials in medical coding from medical coding schools in Pasadena in 2010. In 2009 tuition at medical coding schools in Pasadena was $1,250 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for medical coding related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Pasadena after graduating from medical coding school, you should know that job prospects for medical coders in Pasadena, which is the most popular medical coding profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 medical coders in Texas were working in the greater Pasadena area. The number of medical coders in Pasadena 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 Pasadena is $34,010 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical coders.