Medical Coding in Connecticut

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Schools Offering Medical Coding Programs in Connecticut


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Connecticut receive medical coding certificates every year. Thus, Connecticut's 3 medical coding schools put out approximately 33 medical coders each year.

Top Schools

Ridley Lowell Business and Technical Institute, which was ranked 80th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Connecticut that has a medical coding program. It is located in New London. 30 students graduated with a certificate in medical coding from Ridley Lowell Business and Technical Institute in 2010.

Goodwin College, which was ranked 86th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Connecticut that has a medical coding program. It is located in East Hartford. Goodwin College charged in-state students $18,500 in tuition fees per year.

Ridley Lowell Business and Technical Institute, is the third-largest medical coding school in Connecticut. It is located in Austin. In 2010, Ridley Lowell Business and Technical Institute graduated 0 students from its medical coding programs.

Cost

Tuition at Connecticut's medical coding schools ranges from $18,500 per year to $18,500 per year. But, the average tuition is $6,167 per year. In 2010, the following Connecticut medical coding schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Goodwin College - located in East Hartford, students are charged $18,500 per year

The medical coding schools in Connecticut that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Goodwin College - located in East Hartford, students are charged $18,500 per year

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

The highest percentage of medical coding graduates in Connecticut pursue careers as a medical coder. If you decide to work as a medical coder in Connecticut, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,460 Connecticut medical coders as of 2010. The Connecticut counties with the largest populations of medical coders are:

  1. Hartford County - 600 medical coders
  2. Fairfield County - 350 medical coders
  3. Middlesex County - 260 medical coders

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of medical coders is expected to grow by 8% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,740 medical coders working in the Connecticut then.

Salary

A medical coder in Connecticut makes an average of $38,450 per year. However, Connecticut medical coders earned anywhere in the range from as less than $24,290 per year to more than $62,510 per year in 2010. The counties in Connecticut with the highest average salary for a medical coder are:

  1. Middlesex County - $41,310 per year
  2. New London County - $40,420 per year
  3. Hartford County - $38,650 per year

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

  1. Litchfield County - $34,070 per year
  2. Fairfield County - $38,480 per year
  3. Hartford County - $38,650 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Connecticut 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 Connecticut

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,334 miles from location Goodwin College East Hartford CT 13.58 n/a 2,083
5,341 miles from location Charter Oak State College New Britain CT 0.248495 n/a 2,079
5,302 miles from location Ridley Lowell Business and Technical Institute New London CT 19.9409 n/a 262
 

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 + 1,460 $38,450 -1.4%
 

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