Medical Coding in Arizona

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Schools Offering Medical Coding Programs in Arizona


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Arizona receive medical coding certificates every year. Thus, Arizona's 9 medical coding schools put out approximately 243 medical coders each year.

Top Schools

Maricopa Skill Center, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a medical coding program. It is located in Phoenix. In 2010, Maricopa Skill Center graduated 2 students from its medical coding program.

The second-ranked school in Arizona with a medical coding program is Southwest Skill Center-Campus of Estrella Mountain Community College, which is located in Avondale. In 2010, it was ranked 69th nationwide. In 2010, Southwest Skill Center-Campus of Estrella Mountain Community College graduated 23 students from its medical coding program.

The third-ranked school in Arizona that has a medical coding program is Brookline College. Brookline College, which was ranked 77th in the country in 2010, is located in Tempe. 17 students graduated with certificate in medical coding from Brookline College in 2010. Brookline College charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Arizona medical coding school, average tuition will be $615 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,488 per year to $2,310 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Arizona medical coding schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Mohave Community College - located in Kingman, students are charged $2,310 per year
  2. Phoenix College - located in Phoenix, students are charged $1,734 per year
  3. Yavapai College - located in Prescott, students are charged $1,488 per year

The following Arizona medical coding schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Yavapai College - located in Prescott, students are charged $1,488 per year
  2. Phoenix College - located in Phoenix, students are charged $1,734 per year
  3. Mohave Community College - located in Kingman, students are charged $2,310 per year

A medical coding certificate from an Arizona school... what next?

The highest percentage of medical coding graduates in Arizona pursue careers as a medical coder. 4,870 medical coders were working in Arizona in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Arizona medical coders:

  1. Maricopa County - 3,210 medical coders
  2. Pima County - 790 medical coders
  3. Apache County - 280 medical coders

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of medical coders in Arizona will grow by 16%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 5,460 medical coders working in Arizona.

Salary

A medical coder in Arizona makes an average of $34,720 per year. However, Arizona medical coders earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,460 per year to more than $60,480 per year in 2010. A medical coder in the following Arizona counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Coconino County - $37,870 per year
  2. Maricopa County - $36,580 per year
  3. Mohave County - $35,340 per year

On average, medical coders earns the least in the following Arizona counties:

  1. Yuma County - $26,740 per year
  2. Pima County - $28,820 per year
  3. Cochise County - $30,960 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in medical coding in Arizona and to compare salaries with various related fields such as administrative assisting or health information management, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Certificate in Medical Coding in Arizona

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,489 miles from location Phoenix College Phoenix AZ 12.4906 n/a 12,164
7,493 miles from location Yavapai College Prescott AZ 14.9939 n/a 8,276
7,568 miles from location Mohave Community College Kingman AZ 10.6222 n/a 6,702
7,492 miles from location Brookline College Phoenix AZ 18.1688 n/a 1,313
7,488 miles from location Maricopa Skill Center Phoenix AZ 31.6094 n/a 941
7,439 miles from location Brookline College Tucson AZ 21.2246 n/a 638
7,468 miles from location Pima Medical Institute Mesa AZ n/a n/a 547
7,503 miles from location Southwest Skill Center-Campus of Estrella Mountain Community College Avondale AZ 30.8392 n/a 545
7,474 miles from location Brookline College Tempe AZ 23.1069 n/a 379
 

Curious what studying Medical Coding gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 4,870 $34,720 34.5%
 

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