Medical Coding in Missouri

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Schools Offering Medical Coding Programs in Missouri


Each year, approximately 0.3% of Missouri graduates receive certificates in medical coding. In other words, every year an estimated 508 medical coders graduate from Missouri's 16 medical coding schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Missouri that has a medical coding program is Bryan College. Bryan College, which was ranked 58th in the country in 2010, is located in Springfield. In 2010, 85 students graduated from Bryan College's medical coding program. Tuition at Bryan College was $17,500 per year.

Metro Business College of Cape Girardeau, which is located in Cape Girardeau, is the second-ranked school in Missouri that has a medical coding program. It received a ranking of 69th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 6 students graduated from Metro Business College of Cape Girardeau medical coding program. Students at Metro Business College of Cape Girardeau paid $9,500 per year in tuition fees.

Concorde Career Colleges, which is located in Kansas City, is the third-ranked school in Missouri that has a medical coding program. It received a ranking of 69th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Concorde Career Colleges graduated 85 students from its medical coding programs. Tuition at Concorde Career Colleges was $0 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Missouri's medical coding schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $9,117 per year, though tuition can range from $17,500 per year to $2,352 per year. The Missouri medical coding schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Bryan College - located in Springfield, students are charged $17,500 per year
  2. Pinnacle Career Institute - located in Kansas City, students are charged $13,700 per year
  3. Pinnacle Career Institute - located in Kansas City, students are charged $13,700 per year

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

  1. Ozarks Technical Community College - located in Springfield, students are charged $2,352 per year
  2. Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $2,490 per year
  3. Metro Business College of Cape Girardeau - located in Cape Girardeau, students are charged $9,500 per year

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

Most people who graduate from medical coding school in Missouri go on to work as a medical coder. 3,750 medical coders were working in Missouri in 2010. The largest populations of Missouri medical coders are working in the following counties:

  1. Bond County - 1,720 medical coders
  2. Franklin County - 1,550 medical coders
  3. Audrain County - 260 medical coders

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of medical coders in the state of Missouri will grow to 5,040. This would require a 11% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, a medical coder earns a salary of $32,880 per year in Missouri state. But, salaries for medical coders can vary. In 2010, medical coders made as little as less than $17,660 per year or as much as more than $64,370 per year in Missouri. The following counties in Missouri have the highest average salaries for medical coders:

  1. Callaway County - $38,260 per year
  2. Franklin County - $34,750 per year
  3. Christian County - $33,610 per year

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

  1. Adair County - $25,970 per year
  2. Alexander County - $27,730 per year
  3. Butler County - $29,270 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Missouri 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 Missouri
  • Certificate in Medical Coding in Missouri

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,321 miles from location Metro Business College Rolla MO n/a n/a n/a
6,344 miles from location Metro Business College Jefferson City MO n/a n/a n/a
6,245 miles from location Metro Business College Arnold MO n/a n/a n/a
6,407 miles from location Ozarks Technical Community College Springfield MO 11.4627 n/a 12,884
6,240 miles from location Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park Saint Louis MO 9.06966 n/a 8,207
6,475 miles from location Grantham University Kansas City MO 4.71658 n/a 7,573
6,242 miles from location Vatterott College Saint Louis MO 24.3007 n/a 1,707
6,248 miles from location Vatterott College Saint Louis MO 27.9613 n/a 1,052
6,471 miles from location Pinnacle Career Institute Kansas City MO 21.7884 n/a 919
6,471 miles from location Concorde Career Colleges Kansas City MO 31.0093 100% 821
6,260 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Saint Peters MO 24.7073 n/a 779
6,459 miles from location National American University-Independence Independence MO 10.1099 n/a 747
6,201 miles from location Metro Business College of Cape Girardeau Cape Girardeau MO 31.2236 n/a 667
6,476 miles from location National American University-Zona Rosa Kansas City MO 1.2034 n/a 458
6,405 miles from location Bryan College Springfield MO 42.1829 100% 210
6,475 miles from location Pinnacle Career Institute Kansas City MO n/a n/a 148
 

Curious what studying Medical Coding gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 3,750 $32,880 -25.0%
 

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