Medical Coding in Michigan

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Schools Offering Medical Coding Programs in Michigan

Around 0.1% of Michigan's graduates graduate from medical coding certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 162 medical coders graduate from Michigan's 15 medical coding schools.

Top Schools

Everest Institute-Grand Rapids, which is located in Grand Rapids, is the top-ranked school in Michigan that has a medical coding program. It received a ranking of 67th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Everest Institute-Grand Rapids graduated 39 students from its medical coding program.

The second-ranked school in Michigan with a medical coding program is Ferris State University, which is located in Big Rapids. In 2010, it was ranked 71st nationwide. 0 students graduated with certificate in medical coding from Ferris State University in 2010. The tuition rate at Ferris State University was $9,930 per year.

The third-ranked school in Michigan that has a medical coding program is Gogebic Community College. Gogebic Community College, which was ranked 76th in the country in 2010, is located in Ironwood. In 2010, Gogebic Community College graduated 2 students from its medical coding programs. Gogebic Community College charged in-state students $3,340 in tuition fees per year.


Medical coding schools in Michigan, charge students an average tuition of $4,068 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $11,964 per year, or as little as $2,028 per year. In 2010, the medical coding schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Michigan were:

  1. Davenport University - located in Grand Rapids, students are charged $11,964 per year
  2. Ferris State University - located in Big Rapids, students are charged $9,930 per year
  3. Baker College of Auburn Hills - located in Auburn Hills, students are charged $7,380 per year

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

  1. West Shore Community College - located in Scottville, students are charged $2,028 per year
  2. Oakland Community College - located in Bloomfield Hills, students are charged $2,106 per year
  3. Mid Michigan Community College - located in Harrison, students are charged $2,156 per year

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

Most people who graduate from medical coding school in Michigan go on to work as a medical coder. In 2010, there were 4,700 medical coders working in Michigan. The largest populations of Michigan medical coders are working in the following counties:

  1. Lapeer County - 970 medical coders
  2. Wayne County - 680 medical coders
  3. Washtenaw County - 510 medical coders

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of medical coders in the state of Michigan will grow to 5,990. This would require a 15% growth in the profession.


A medical coder in Michigan makes an average of $35,620 per year. In 2010, however, some Michigan medical coders earned as little as less than $17,720 per year or as much as more than $57,010 per year. On average a medical coder earns the most in the following Michigan counties:

  1. Allegan County - $39,360 per year
  2. Calhoun County - $38,860 per year
  3. Jackson County - $38,790 per year

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

  1. Saginaw County - $27,740 per year
  2. Alcona County - $27,840 per year
  3. Alger County - $30,890 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Michigan 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.

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,881 miles from location Oakland Community College Bloomfield Hills MI 13.5337 n/a 28,042
5,999 miles from location Ferris State University Big Rapids MI 29.008 35% 13,865
6,004 miles from location Kalamazoo Valley Community College Kalamazoo MI 9.81337 n/a 11,999
5,998 miles from location Davenport University Grand Rapids MI 17.9777 42% 11,507
5,923 miles from location Delta College University Center MI 14.2836 n/a 11,354
5,906 miles from location Baker College of Flint Flint MI 8.69426 n/a 7,277
5,964 miles from location Mid Michigan Community College Harrison MI 6.14891 n/a 4,767
5,882 miles from location Baker College of Auburn Hills Auburn Hills MI 10.7476 n/a 4,285
6,024 miles from location Southwestern Michigan College Dowagiac MI 12.9702 n/a 2,970
5,905 miles from location Alpena Community College Alpena MI 16.3076 n/a 2,077
5,994 miles from location Glen Oaks Community College Centreville MI 8.4541 n/a 1,691
6,043 miles from location West Shore Community College Scottville MI 10.8849 n/a 1,553
6,232 miles from location Gogebic Community College Ironwood MI 24.1512 n/a 1,162
6,004 miles from location Everest Institute-Grand Rapids Grand Rapids MI 32.5858 100% 1,005
5,882 miles from location Baker College Corporate Services Clinton Township MI 0.945792 n/a 153

Curious what studying Medical Coding gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 4,700 $35,620 -2.5%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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