Auburn has a total population of 40,314 and a student population of 8,245. Of these students, 8,205 are enrolled in schools that offer medical coding programs.
Auburn's largest medical coding school is Green River Community College. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Green River Community College with credentials in medical coding.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in medical coding from medical coding schools in Auburn in 2010. If you decide to attend a medical coding school in Auburn, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,021.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,068 for medical coding related books and supplies every year.
Many medical coding graduates choose to work as medical coders after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Auburn, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,460 medical coders in Washington State. Of these medical coders, 650 were working in the greater Auburn area. Auburn's medical coder workforce is projected 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 Auburn is $34,840 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical coders.