With an overall population of 41,521 and a student population of 3,916, approximately 3,916 of Texas City students attend one of Texas City's schools that offer medical coding programs.
Texas City's largest medical coding school is College of the Mainland. In 2010, College of the Mainland graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in medical coding.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in medical coding from medical coding schools in Texas City in 2010. In 2009 tuition at medical coding schools in Texas City was $959 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $833 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical coding program in Texas City.
Many medical coding graduates choose to work as medical coders after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Texas City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 13,120 medical coders in Texas, 3,270 were working in the greater Texas City area. The government projects that the number of medical coders in Texas City will increase by 25% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical coders.
As a medical coder in Texas City, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,010 per year. This is higher than the average salary for medical coders in the state.