Medical Coding in Maryland

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Schools Offering Medical Coding Programs in Maryland


Around 0.1% of Maryland's graduates graduate from medical coding certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 119 medical coders graduate from Maryland's 3 medical coding schools each year.

Top Schools

All-State Career School, which was ranked 66th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Maryland that has a medical coding program. It is located in Baltimore. 67 students graduated with a certificate in medical coding from All-State Career School in 2010.

Hagerstown Community College, which was ranked 86th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Maryland that has a medical coding program. It is located in Hagerstown. 7 students graduated with certificate in medical coding from Hagerstown Community College in 2010. Hagerstown Community College charged in-state students $2,716 in tuition fees per year.

Fortis College Landover, which is located in Hyattsville, is the third-ranked school in Maryland that has a medical coding program. It received a ranking of 93rd in the country in 2010. 36 students graduated with certificate in medical coding from Fortis College Landover in 2010. Students at Fortis College Landover paid $0 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Maryland's medical coding schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $905 per year, though tuition can range from $2,716 per year to $2,716 per year. In 2010, the medical coding schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Maryland were:

  1. Hagerstown Community College - located in Hagerstown, students are charged $2,716 per year

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

  1. Hagerstown Community College - located in Hagerstown, students are charged $2,716 per year

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

Most people who graduate from medical coding school in Maryland go on to work as a medical coder. Maryland had 3,130 medical coders in 2010. The largest populations of Maryland medical coders are working in the following counties:

  1. Anne Arundel County - 1,940 medical coders
  2. Frederick County - 530 medical coders
  3. Caroline County - 100 medical coders

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of medical coders is expected to grow by 17% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,970 medical coders working in the Maryland then.

Salary

A medical coder in Maryland earns $40,930 per year on average. However, Maryland medical coders earned anywhere in the range from as less than $18,010 per year to more than $64,540 per year in 2010. A medical coder in the following Maryland counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Frederick County - $44,610 per year
  2. Anne Arundel County - $41,490 per year
  3. Washington County - $37,460 per year

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

  1. Allegany County - $27,070 per year
  2. Somerset County - $29,570 per year
  3. Caroline County - $33,360 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Maryland statistics regarding a career in medical coding and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Maryland

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,570 miles from location Hagerstown Community College Hagerstown MD 14.2767 n/a 4,452
5,507 miles from location All-State Career School Baltimore MD 34.1494 100% 984
5,521 miles from location Fortis College Landover Hyattsville MD 6.59677 n/a 309
 

Curious what studying Medical Coding gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 3,130 $40,930 26.2%
 

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