With an overall population of 32,066 and a student population of 6,978, approximately 6,978 of Pasco students attend one of Pasco's schools that offer medical coding programs.
Of the 1 medical coding schools in Pasco, the largest medical coding school, by student population, is Columbia Basin College. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Medical Coding program at Columbia Basin College.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a medical coding degree in Pasco. If you decide to attend a medical coding school in Pasco, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,075.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,065 for medical coding related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in medical coding, if you decide to work as a medical coder in Pasco, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,460 medical coders in Washington State, 110 were working in the greater Pasco area. The number of medical coders in Pasco 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 Pasco is $30,970 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for medical coders.