Medical Coding in Colorado

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Schools Offering Medical Coding Programs in Colorado


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Colorado graduates receive certificates in medical coding. In other words, every year an estimated 196 medical coders graduate from Colorado's 6 medical coding schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Colorado that has a medical coding program is Concorde Career Colleges. Concorde Career Colleges, which was ranked 64th in the country in 2010, is located in Aurora. In 2010, 111 students graduated from Concorde Career Colleges' medical coding program.

The second-ranked school in Colorado that has a medical coding program is Pima Medical Institute. Pima Medical Institute, which was ranked 74th in the country in 2010, is located in Denver. 20 students graduated with certificate in medical coding from Pima Medical Institute in 2010.

Intellitec College-Grand Junction, which was ranked 74th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Colorado that has a medical coding program. It is located in Grand Junction. 17 students graduated with certificate in medical coding from Intellitec College-Grand Junction in 2010. Tuition at Intellitec College-Grand Junction was $0 per year.

Cost

Medical coding schools in Colorado, charge students an average tuition of $6,429 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $14,256 per year, or as little as $12,160 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Colorado medical coding schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Everest College-Thornton - located in Denver, students are charged $14,256 per year
  2. National American University-Colorado Springs - located in Colorado Springs, students are charged $12,160 per year
  3. National American University-Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $12,160 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Colorado medical coding schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. National American University-Colorado Springs - located in Colorado Springs, students are charged $12,160 per year
  2. National American University-Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $12,160 per year
  3. Everest College-Thornton - located in Denver, students are charged $14,256 per year

A medical coding certificate from a Colorado school... what next?

The highest percentage of medical coding graduates in Colorado pursue careers as a medical coder. If you decide to work as a medical coder in Colorado, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 2,780 Colorado medical coders as of 2010. In Colorado, the largest numbers of medical coders work in the following counties:

  1. Adams County - 1,440 medical coders
  2. El Paso County - 440 medical coders
  3. Larimer County - 160 medical coders

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of medical coders is expected to grow by 19% by 2018. There are projected to be 3,670 medical coders working in the Colorado then.

Salary

A medical coder in Colorado makes an average of $38,530 per year. However, this number is only an average. medical coders in Colorado had varying salaries from $18,990 to $63,260 per year in 2010. On average a medical coder earns the most in the following Colorado counties:

  1. Eagle County - $42,090 per year
  2. Adams County - $40,680 per year
  3. Weld County - $38,740 per year

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

  1. Alamosa County - $28,450 per year
  2. Pueblo County - $33,540 per year
  3. Mesa County - $34,830 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Colorado statistics regarding a career in medical coding. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as administrative assisting or health information management.

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

  • Certificate in Medical Coding in Colorado

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,018 miles from location Pima Medical Institute Denver CO 26.2891 n/a 1,082
7,017 miles from location Everest College-Thornton Denver CO 19.1169 88% 1,021
7,012 miles from location Concorde Career Colleges Aurora CO 35.7179 100% 810
7,212 miles from location Intellitec College-Grand Junction Grand Junction CO 24.227 n/a 729
7,016 miles from location National American University-Denver Denver CO 10.038 n/a 362
7,017 miles from location National American University-Colorado Springs Colorado Springs CO 1.37516 n/a 343
 

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 + 2,780 $38,530 -2.8%
 

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