Medical Coding in Kansas

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Schools Offering Medical Coding Programs in Kansas


Approximately 0.4% of graduates in of Kansas receive medical coding certificates every year. Thus, Kansas' 13 medical coding schools put out approximately 344 medical coders each year.

Top Schools

Pinnacle Career Institute, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Kansas that has a medical coding program. It is located in Lawrence. In 2010, 13 students graduated from Pinnacle Career Institute's medical coding program. Pinnacle Career Institute charged in-state students $13,715 in tuition fees per year.

Wright Career College, which is located in Shawnee Mission, is the second-ranked school in Kansas that has a medical coding program. It received a ranking of 72nd in the country in 2010. 39 students graduated with certificate in medical coding from Wright Career College in 2010. Students at Wright Career College paid $10,040 per year in tuition fees.

Wichita Technical Institute, which was ranked 72nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Kansas that has a medical coding program. It is located in Wichita. In 2010, Wichita Technical Institute graduated 236 students from its medical coding programs. Students at Wichita Technical Institute paid $0 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Medical coding schools in Kansas, charge students an average tuition of $6,556 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $13,715 per year, or as little as $2,208 per year. In 2010, the medical coding schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Kansas were:

  1. Pinnacle Career Institute - located in Lawrence, students are charged $13,715 per year
  2. National American University-Wichita - located in Wichita, students are charged $12,565 per year
  3. National American University-Overland Park - located in Shawnee Mission, students are charged $12,565 per year

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

  1. Neosho County Community College - located in Chanute, students are charged $2,208 per year
  2. Cowley County Community College - located in Arkansas City, students are charged $2,232 per year
  3. Butler Community College - located in El Dorado, students are charged $2,460 per year

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

The highest percentage of medical coding graduates in Kansas pursue careers as a medical coder. In 2010, there were 2,370 medical coders working in Kansas. The following counties have the largest number of Kansas medical coders:

  1. Allen County - 780 medical coders
  2. Butler County - 550 medical coders
  3. Jackson County - 190 medical coders

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of medical coders is expected to grow by 18% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,750 medical coders working in the Kansas then.

Salary

A medical coder in Kansas makes an average of $31,790 per year. In 2010, however, some Kansas medical coders earned as little as less than $16,730 per year or as much as more than $51,550 per year. The following counties in Kansas have the highest average salaries for medical coders:

  1. Jackson County - $33,490 per year
  2. Geary County - $32,740 per year
  3. Butler County - $30,170 per year

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

  1. Douglas County - $27,460 per year
  2. Allen County - $28,880 per year
  3. Butler County - $30,170 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Kansas 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.

  • Associate's Degree in Medical Coding in Kansas
  • Certificate in Medical Coding in Kansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,601 miles from location Butler Community College El Dorado KS 18.2174 n/a 9,229
6,656 miles from location Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson KS 20.5369 n/a 5,453
6,697 miles from location Barton County Community College Great Bend KS 20.0068 n/a 4,237
6,613 miles from location Cowley County Community College Arkansas City KS 16.4747 n/a 4,003
6,524 miles from location Neosho County Community College Chanute KS 11.2234 n/a 2,275
6,625 miles from location Wichita Area Technical College Wichita KS 24.4302 n/a 2,116
6,628 miles from location Wichita Technical Institute Wichita KS 26.1243 n/a 1,463
6,474 miles from location Wright Career College Shawnee Mission KS 27.9023 n/a 1,336
6,479 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Kansas City Shawnee Mission KS 8.62909 n/a 515
6,478 miles from location National American University-Overland Park Shawnee Mission KS 12.0458 n/a 480
6,635 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Salina Salina KS 13.7926 n/a 466
6,621 miles from location National American University-Wichita Wichita KS 0.826993 n/a 276
6,507 miles from location Pinnacle Career Institute Lawrence KS 29.8492 n/a 128
 

Curious what studying Medical Coding gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Kansas

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 2,370 $31,790 -3.7%
 

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