Aberdeen has a total population of 16,461 and a student population of 2,285. Of these students, 2,285 are enrolled in schools that offer medical coding programs.
Grays Harbor College is the largest medical coding school in Aberdeen, based on student population. In 2010, Grays Harbor College graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in medical coding.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a medical coding certificate from one of Aberdeen's medical coding schools. If you decide to attend a medical coding school in Aberdeen, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,816.
You should also anticipate spending about $972 for medical coding related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in medical coding, if you decide to work as a medical coder in Aberdeen, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,460 medical coders in Washington State. Of these medical coders, 110 were working in the greater Aberdeen area. The number of medical coders in Aberdeen is expected to increase by 22% 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 Aberdeen is $37,740 per year, which is higher than the average for medical coders state-wide.