Medical Coding in South Dakota

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Schools Offering Medical Coding Programs in South Dakota


Each year, approximately 0.0% of South Dakota graduates receive certificates in medical coding. In other words, every year an estimated 1 medical coders graduate from South Dakota's 4 medical coding schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in South Dakota with a medical coding program is Dakota State University, which is located in Madison. In 2010, it was ranked 76th nationwide. no students graduated with a certificate in medical coding from Dakota State University in 2010. Students at Dakota State University paid $6,455 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in South Dakota with a medical coding program is National American University-Rapid City, which is located in Rapid City. In 2010, it was ranked 87th nationwide. 0 students graduated with certificate in medical coding from National American University-Rapid City in 2010. The tuition rate at National American University-Rapid City was $12,038 per year.

Kilian Community College, which is located in Sioux Falls, is the third-ranked school in South Dakota that has a medical coding program. It received a ranking of 93rd in the country in 2010. The tuition rate at Kilian Community College was $9,372 per year.

Cost

Tuition at South Dakota's medical coding schools ranges from $12,038 per year to $6,455 per year. But, the average tuition is $9,915 per year. In 2010, the following South Dakota medical coding schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. National American University-Rapid City - located in Rapid City, students are charged $12,038 per year
  2. National American University-Sioux Falls - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $11,795 per year
  3. Kilian Community College - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $9,372 per year

The lowest tuition rates at South Dakota medical coding schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Dakota State University - located in Madison, students are charged $6,455 per year
  2. Kilian Community College - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $9,372 per year
  3. National American University-Sioux Falls - located in Sioux Falls, students are charged $11,795 per year

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

The highest percentage of medical coding graduates in South Dakota pursue careers as a medical coder. 970 medical coders were working in South Dakota in 2010. The largest populations of South Dakota medical coders are working in the following counties:

  1. Lincoln County - 390 medical coders
  2. Beadle County - 240 medical coders
  3. Meade County - 170 medical coders

Salary

A medical coder in South Dakota makes an average of $32,810 per year. In 2010, however, some South Dakota medical coders earned as little as less than $21,700 per year or as much as more than $52,430 per year. A medical coder in the following South Dakota counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Bennett County - $35,300 per year
  2. Meade County - $34,310 per year
  3. Lincoln County - $33,910 per year

On average, medical coders earns the least in the following South Dakota counties:

  1. Beadle County - $29,830 per year
  2. Aurora County - $31,040 per year
  3. Lincoln County - $33,910 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,578 miles from location Dakota State University Madison SD 23.5379 51% 2,827
6,879 miles from location National American University-Rapid City Rapid City SD 12.6507 n/a 1,973
6,564 miles from location National American University-Sioux Falls Sioux Falls SD 6.11863 n/a 554
6,562 miles from location Kilian Community College Sioux Falls SD 6.73111 n/a 336
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 970 $32,810 18.3%
 

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