Medical Coding in Maine

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Schools Offering Medical Coding Programs in Maine


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Maine students graduate with certificates in medical coding. In other words, every year an estimated 25 medical coders graduate from Maine's 2 medical coding schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maine that has a medical coding program is Northern Maine Community College. Northern Maine Community College, which was ranked 75th in the country in 2010, is located in Presque Isle. In 2010, 10 students graduated from Northern Maine Community College's medical coding program. Tuition at Northern Maine Community College was $3,223 per year.

The second-ranked school in Maine with a medical coding program is Central Maine Community College, which is located in Auburn. In 2010, it was ranked 85th nationwide. In 2010, Central Maine Community College graduated 9 students from its medical coding program. The tuition rate at Central Maine Community College was $3,510 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Maine's medical coding schools ranges from $3,510 per year to $3,223 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,367 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Maine medical coding schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Central Maine Community College - located in Auburn, students are charged $3,510 per year
  2. Northern Maine Community College - located in Presque Isle, students are charged $3,223 per year

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

  1. Northern Maine Community College - located in Presque Isle, students are charged $3,223 per year
  2. Central Maine Community College - located in Auburn, students are charged $3,510 per year

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

The highest percentage of medical coding graduates in Maine pursue careers as a medical coder. Maine had 980 medical coders in 2010. The largest populations of Maine medical coders are working in the following counties:

  1. Cumberland County - 570 medical coders
  2. Penobscot County - 160 medical coders
  3. Androscoggin County - 120 medical coders

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of medical coders in the state of Maine will grow to 860. This would require a 9% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, medical coders earn $31,830 per year. In 2010, however, some Maine medical coders earned as little as less than $17,930 per year or as much as more than $52,870 per year. A medical coder in the following Maine counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Androscoggin County - $35,540 per year
  2. Penobscot County - $32,740 per year
  3. Cumberland County - $31,095 per year

A medical coder in the following counties in Maine make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Aroostook County - $30,440 per year
  2. Cumberland County - $31,095 per year
  3. Penobscot County - $32,740 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,253 miles from location Central Maine Community College Auburn ME 15.4242 n/a 2,720
5,197 miles from location Northern Maine Community College Presque Isle ME 24.9341 90% 1,129
 

Curious what studying Medical Coding gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 980 $31,830 -3.0%
 

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