Medical Coding in New York

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Schools Offering Medical Coding Programs in New York


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of New York receive medical coding certificates every year. Thus, New York's 6 medical coding schools put out approximately 395 medical coders each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New York that has a medical coding program is Allen School-Jamaica. Allen School-Jamaica, which was ranked 69th in the country in 2010, is located in Jamaica. 233 students graduated with a certificate in medical coding from Allen School-Jamaica in 2010.

The second-ranked school in New York with a medical coding program is Long Island Business Institute, which is located in Flushing. In 2010, it was ranked 76th nationwide. In 2010, Long Island Business Institute graduated 20 students from its medical coding program. Tuition at Long Island Business Institute was $14,124 per year.

The third-ranked school in New York with a medical coding program is Elmira Business Institute, which is located in Elmira. In 2010, it was ranked 79th nationwide. 38 students graduated with certificate in medical coding from Elmira Business Institute in 2010. Students at Elmira Business Institute paid $13,600 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a New York medical coding school, average tuition will be $8,913 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $12,744 per year to $14,124 per year. In 2010, the medical coding schools that charged the highest tuition rates in New York were:

  1. Long Island Business Institute - located in Flushing, students are charged $14,124 per year
  2. Elmira Business Institute - located in Elmira, students are charged $13,600 per year
  3. Trocaire College - located in Buffalo, students are charged $13,010 per year

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

  1. Everest Institute-Rochester - located in Rochester, students are charged $12,744 per year
  2. Trocaire College - located in Buffalo, students are charged $13,010 per year
  3. Elmira Business Institute - located in Elmira, students are charged $13,600 per year

A medical coding certificate from a New York school... what next?

The highest percentage of medical coding graduates in New York pursue careers as a medical coder. If you decide to work as a medical coder in New York, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 9,630 New York medical coders as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of New York medical coders:

  1. Bergen County - 4,590 medical coders
  2. Nassau County - 1,350 medical coders
  3. Erie County - 720 medical coders

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of medical coders is expected to grow by 10% by 2018. There are projected to be 9,960 medical coders working in the New York then.

Salary

A medical coder in New York earns $38,990 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. medical coders in New York had varying salaries from $18,830 to $65,880 per year in 2010. A medical coder in the following New York counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Nassau County - $43,230 per year
  2. Bergen County - $41,890 per year
  3. Madison County - $40,400 per year

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

  1. Chemung County - $28,740 per year
  2. Warren County - $29,400 per year
  3. Broome County - $31,210 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in medical coding in New York 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.

  • Associate's Degree in Medical Coding in New York
  • Certificate in Medical Coding in New York

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,601 miles from location Everest Institute-Rochester Rochester NY 17.1554 100% 1,358
5,659 miles from location Trocaire College Buffalo NY 18.5954 55% 1,153
5,380 miles from location Allen School-Jamaica Jamaica NY 30.5965 78% 845
5,383 miles from location Long Island Business Institute Flushing NY 23.769 n/a 633
5,550 miles from location Elmira Business Institute Elmira NY 21.4617 n/a 515
5,400 miles from location Ridley-Lowell School of Business Poughkeepsie NY 17.6185 n/a 258
 

Curious what studying Medical Coding gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 9,630 $38,990 24.4%
 

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