Medical Coding in Texas

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Schools Offering Medical Coding Programs in Texas


Each year, approximately 0.4% of Texas graduates receive certificates in medical coding. Thus, Texas' 56 medical coding schools put out approximately 2,407 medical coders each year.

Top Schools

Concorde Career Institute, which is located in Arlington, is the top-ranked school in Texas that has a medical coding program. It received a ranking of 62nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Concorde Career Institute graduated 85 students from its medical coding program.

The Academy of Health Care Professions, which is located in San Antonio, is the second-ranked school in Texas that has a medical coding program. It received a ranking of 64th in the country in 2010. In 2010, The Academy of Health Care Professions graduated 64 students from its medical coding program.

The Academy of Health Care Professions, which was ranked 64th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Texas that has a medical coding program. It is located in Houston. In 2010, The Academy of Health Care Professions graduated 17 students from its medical coding programs. The Academy of Health Care Professions charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Medical coding schools in Texas, charge students an average tuition of $4,817 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $25,782 per year, or as little as $1,007 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Texas medical coding schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Sanford-Brown College - located in Houston, students are charged $25,782 per year
  2. Remington College-Fort Worth Campus - located in Fort Worth, students are charged $19,950 per year
  3. Everest College-Arlington - located in Arlington, students are charged $17,307 per year

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

  1. College of the Mainland - located in Texas City, students are charged $1,007 per year
  2. Collin County Community College District - located in McKinney, students are charged $1,024 per year
  3. Lee College - located in Baytown, students are charged $1,086 per year

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

The highest percentage of medical coding graduates in Texas pursue careers as a medical coder. 14,710 medical coders were working in Texas in 2010. In Texas, the largest numbers of medical coders work in the following counties:

  1. Austin County - 3,270 medical coders
  2. Collin County - 2,570 medical coders
  3. Atascosa County - 1,840 medical coders

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of medical coders is expected to grow by 25% by 2018. There are projected to be 16,520 medical coders working in the Texas then.

Salary

A medical coder in Texas makes an average of $34,420 per year. However, this number is only an average. medical coders in Texas had varying salaries from $15,760 to $67,780 per year in 2010. The counties in Texas with the highest average salary for a medical coder are:

  1. Atascosa County - $40,380 per year
  2. Austin County - $37,220 per year
  3. Bell County - $36,670 per year

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

  1. Webb County - $23,310 per year
  2. Brewster County - $24,520 per year
  3. Hidalgo County - $25,290 per year

More Information

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

  • Certificate in Medical Coding in Texas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,701 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-Harlingen Harlingen TX n/a n/a n/a
6,741 miles from location Concorde Career Institute San Antonio TX n/a n/a n/a
6,624 miles from location Cannon Institute of Higher Learning Dallas TX n/a n/a n/a
6,616 miles from location Concorde Career Institute Dallas TX n/a n/a n/a
6,632 miles from location MedVance Institute-Grand Prairie Grand Prairie TX n/a n/a n/a
6,548 miles from location MedVance Institute-Houston North Houston TX n/a n/a n/a
6,548 miles from location Houston Community College Houston TX 16.1985 n/a 54,942
6,651 miles from location Tarrant County College District Fort Worth TX 13.2456 n/a 44,355
6,685 miles from location Austin Community College District Austin TX 12.3025 n/a 40,248
6,532 miles from location San Jacinto Community College Pasadena TX 12.8421 n/a 27,011
6,737 miles from location South Texas College Mcallen TX 12.2411 n/a 26,338
6,619 miles from location Collin County Community College District McKinney TX 11.5039 n/a 24,872
6,608 miles from location Blinn College Brenham TX 12.7436 n/a 17,173
6,533 miles from location Tyler Junior College Tyler TX 13.9338 n/a 11,045
6,734 miles from location St. Philip's College San Antonio TX 8.72207 n/a 11,008
6,626 miles from location Mountain View College Dallas TX 9.11365 n/a 8,203
6,524 miles from location Lee College Baytown TX 12.8813 n/a 6,658
6,933 miles from location Midland College Midland TX 17.4861 n/a 6,227
6,543 miles from location Paris Junior College Paris TX 13.1909 n/a 5,580
6,541 miles from location Alvin Community College Alvin TX 10.3642 n/a 5,240
6,526 miles from location College of the Mainland Texas City TX 8.31197 n/a 3,916
6,646 miles from location ATI Career Training Center-North Richland Hills North Richland Hills TX 26.4697 91% 2,225
6,480 miles from location Panola College Carthage TX 14.6652 n/a 2,123
6,831 miles from location Texas State Technical College-West Texas Sweetwater TX 17.7113 n/a 1,689
6,559 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Houston TX 20.0575 n/a 1,513
6,682 miles from location Everest Institute-Austin Austin TX 16.3381 n/a 1,489
6,611 miles from location Remington College-Dallas Campus Garland TX 26.3402 39% 1,446
6,739 miles from location Everest Institute-San Antonio San Antonio TX 23.4409 100% 1,374
6,618 miles from location Everest College-Dallas Dallas TX 21.5043 100% 1,261
6,543 miles from location Everest Institute-Hobby Houston TX 26.2998 100% 1,137
6,684 miles from location Virginia College-Austin Austin TX 10.1155 n/a 865
6,740 miles from location Hallmark College of Technology/Hallmark College of Aeronautics San Antonio TX 27.6539 100% 835
6,638 miles from location Concorde Career Institute Arlington TX 38.0317 100% 798
6,550 miles from location Remington College-North Houston Campus Houston TX 22.0011 49% 796
6,635 miles from location Everest College-Arlington Arlington TX 22.962 91% 783
6,644 miles from location Remington College-Fort Worth Campus Fort Worth TX 20.5154 25% 782
6,560 miles from location Remington College-Houston Campus Houston TX 21.0866 41% 651
7,186 miles from location Southwest Career College El Paso TX 28.6479 n/a 650
6,616 miles from location Westwood College-Dallas Dallas TX 11.581 n/a 611
6,551 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Houston TX 18.3617 n/a 505
6,556 miles from location Westwood College-Houston South Houston TX 1.04212 n/a 478
6,574 miles from location Remington College-Houston Southeast Webster TX 7.71482 31% 423
6,650 miles from location Westwood College-Ft Worth Fort Worth TX 12.1427 n/a 367
0 miles from location International Business College El Paso TX 29.335 n/a 300
6,733 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-Pharr Pharr TX 31.0738 88% 245
6,685 miles from location Academy of Health Care Professions Austin TX 26.0736 100% 244
6,717 miles from location American Commercial College Wichita Falls TX 15.2455 n/a 234
6,676 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi TX 31.2079 90% 230
6,688 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-Austin Austin TX 31.2905 93% 226
7,193 miles from location International Business College El Paso TX 14.5608 n/a 214
6,737 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-San Antonio San Antonio TX 31.8506 91% 169
6,741 miles from location The Academy of Health Care Professions San Antonio TX 35.8896 100% 163
6,793 miles from location American Commercial College Abilene TX 15.5664 n/a 138
6,637 miles from location Iverson Business School and Court Reporting Arlington TX 31.7279 n/a 137
6,684 miles from location National American University-Austin Austin TX 5.37731 n/a 129
6,557 miles from location The Academy of Health Care Professions Houston TX 32.2123 100% 34
 

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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 + 14,710 $34,420 67.9%
 

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