Kirkland has a total population of 45,054 and a student population of 6,029. Of these students, 4,646 are enrolled in schools that offer medical coding programs.
The largest medical coding school in Kirkland, by student population, is Lake Washington Technical College. In 2010, Lake Washington Technical College graduated approximately 0 students from its medical coding program.
In 2009 tuition at medical coding schools in Kirkland was $2,922 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,242 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a medical coding program in Kirkland.
If you decide to work as a medical coder in Kirkland, your job prospects are good. There were 4,460 medical coders working in Washington State and 2,220 working in the greater Kirkland area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of medical coders is expected to increase by 22% in Kirkland. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical coders.
As a medical coder in Kirkland, you can expect to make an average salary of $38,000 per year. This is higher than the average salary for medical coders in the state.