Medical Coding in South Carolina

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Schools Offering Medical Coding Programs in South Carolina


Around 0.0% of South Carolina's graduates graduate from medical coding certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 48 medical coders graduate from South Carolina's 3 medical coding schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in South Carolina with a medical coding program is Miller-Motte Technical College, which is located in Charleston. In 2010, it was ranked 77th nationwide. no students graduated with a certificate in medical coding from Miller-Motte Technical College in 2010. Miller-Motte Technical College charged in-state students $15,330 in tuition fees per year.

The second-largest medical coding school in South Carolina is Remington College-Columbia, which is located in Fort Worth. In 2010, Remington College-Columbia graduated 0 students from its medical coding program.

The third-largest medical coding school in South Carolina is Medix School-Fortis College, which is located in Austin. Students at Medix School-Fortis College paid per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of South Carolina's medical coding schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $7,665 per year, though tuition can range from $15,330 per year to $15,330 per year. In 2010, the following South Carolina medical coding schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Miller-Motte Technical College - located in Charleston, students are charged $15,330 per year

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

  1. Miller-Motte Technical College - located in Charleston, students are charged $15,330 per year

A medical coding certificate from a South Carolina school... what next?

Most people who graduate from medical coding school in South Carolina go on to work as a medical coder. In 2010, there were 2,250 medical coders working in South Carolina. The South Carolina counties with the largest populations of medical coders are:

  1. Calhoun County - 520 medical coders
  2. Greenville County - 350 medical coders
  3. Berkeley County - 340 medical coders

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of medical coders is expected to grow by 23% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,560 medical coders working in the South Carolina then.

Salary

A medical coder in South Carolina makes an average of $32,660 per year. But, salaries for medical coders can vary. In 2010, medical coders made as little as less than $17,780 per year or as much as more than $99,300 per year in South Carolina. A medical coder in the following South Carolina counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Calhoun County - $37,460 per year
  2. Abbeville County - $36,750 per year
  3. Beaufort County - $35,750 per year

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

  1. Horry County - $26,190 per year
  2. Darlington County - $26,760 per year
  3. Allendale County - $28,120 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in medical coding in South Carolina 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 South Carolina

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,714 miles from location Medix School-Fortis College Columbia SC n/a n/a n/a
5,648 miles from location Miller-Motte Technical College Charleston SC 22.551 100% 864
5,715 miles from location Remington College-Columbia Columbia SC n/a n/a 238
 

Curious what studying Medical Coding gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 2,250 $32,660
 

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