With an overall population of 65,269 and a student population of 55,853, approximately 468 of Lynchburg students attend one of Lynchburg's schools that offer medical coding programs.
Lynchburg's largest medical coding school is Miller-Motte Technical College. In 2010, Miller-Motte Technical College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in medical coding.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in medical coding in Lynchburg in 2010. If you decide to attend a medical coding school in Lynchburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $12,480.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,500 for medical coding related books and supplies each year.
Many medical coding graduates choose to work as medical coders after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lynchburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 37 medical coders in Virginia were working in the greater Lynchburg area. The number of medical coders in Lynchburg is expected to increase by 22% 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 Lynchburg is $30,720 per year, which is lower than the average for medical coders state-wide.