Wichita Falls has a general population of 104,197 and an overall student population of 6,575. Approximately 234 of Wichita Falls's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical coding programs.
American Commercial College is the largest medical coding school in Wichita Falls, based on student population. In 2010, American Commercial College graduated approximately 88 students with credentials in medical coding.
In 2010, 88 students graduated with a medical coding certificate from one of Wichita Falls's medical coding schools.
After graduating with your credentials in medical coding, if you decide to work as a medical coder in Wichita Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 13,120 medical coders in Texas. Of these medical coders, 110 were working in the greater Wichita Falls area. The government projects that the number of medical coders in Wichita Falls 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 Wichita Falls is $26,200 per year, which is lower than the average for medical coders state-wide.