Medical Coding in Arkansas

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Schools Offering Medical Coding Programs in Arkansas


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Arkansas receive medical coding certificates every year. That means an estimated 149 medical coders graduate from Arkansas' 4 medical coding schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Arkansas that has a medical coding program is Remington College-Little Rock Campus. Remington College-Little Rock Campus, which was ranked 80th in the country in 2010, is located in Little Rock. 123 students graduated with a certificate in medical coding from Remington College-Little Rock Campus in 2010. Remington College-Little Rock Campus charged in-state students $14,745 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Arkansas that has a medical coding program is Arkansas State University-Mountain Home. Arkansas State University-Mountain Home, which was ranked 84th in the country in 2010, is located in Mountain Home. In 2010, Arkansas State University-Mountain Home graduated 8 students from its medical coding program. Arkansas State University-Mountain Home charged in-state students $2,910 in tuition fees per year.

Black River Technical College, which is located in Pocahontas, is the third-ranked school in Arkansas that has a medical coding program. It received a ranking of 89th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Black River Technical College medical coding program. Tuition at Black River Technical College was $1,968 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Arkansas' medical coding schools ranges from $14,745 per year to $1,868 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,373 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Arkansas medical coding schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Remington College-Little Rock Campus - located in Little Rock, students are charged $14,745 per year
  2. Arkansas State University-Mountain Home - located in Mountain Home, students are charged $2,910 per year
  3. Black River Technical College - located in Pocahontas, students are charged $1,968 per year

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

  1. South Arkansas Community College - located in El Dorado, students are charged $1,868 per year
  2. Black River Technical College - located in Pocahontas, students are charged $1,968 per year
  3. Arkansas State University-Mountain Home - located in Mountain Home, students are charged $2,910 per year

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

A large number of Arkansas medical coding graduates become medical coders. If you decide to work as a medical coder in Arkansas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,600 Arkansas medical coders as of 2010. The Arkansas counties with the largest populations of medical coders are:

  1. Faulkner County - 510 medical coders
  2. Benton County - 210 medical coders
  3. Crawford County - 200 medical coders

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of medical coders in Arkansas will grow by 20%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,840 medical coders working in Arkansas.

Salary

A medical coder in Arkansas earns $31,050 per year on average. However, Arkansas medical coders earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,020 per year to more than $49,020 per year in 2010. On average a medical coder earns the most in the following Arkansas counties:

  1. Faulkner County - $34,970 per year
  2. Garland County - $31,580 per year
  3. Cleburne County - $30,710 per year

The following counties in Arkansas have the lowest average salaries for medical coders:

  1. Baxter County - $25,190 per year
  2. Crawford County - $28,560 per year
  3. Arkansas County - $28,630 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in medical coding in Arkansas 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 Arkansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,278 miles from location Black River Technical College Pocahontas AR 11.1352 n/a 2,239
6,379 miles from location South Arkansas Community College El Dorado AR 10.0626 n/a 1,772
6,358 miles from location Arkansas State University-Mountain Home Mountain Home AR 16.1404 n/a 1,517
6,361 miles from location Remington College-Little Rock Campus Little Rock AR 20.1589 22% 522
 

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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 + 1,600 $31,050 34.5%
 

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