Medical Coding in Utah

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Schools Offering Medical Coding Programs in Utah


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Utah receive medical coding certificates every year. That means an estimated 41 medical coders graduate from Utah's 10 medical coding schools each year.

Top Schools

Mountainland Applied Technology College, which is located in Orem, is the top-ranked school in Utah that has a medical coding program. It received a ranking of 62nd in the country in 2010. no students graduated with a certificate in medical coding from Mountainland Applied Technology College in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Utah with a medical coding program is Broadview University, which is located in West Jordan. In 2010, it was ranked 67th nationwide. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Broadview University medical coding program. Tuition at Broadview University was $14,760 per year.

Bridgerland Applied Technology College, which was ranked 67th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Utah that has a medical coding program. It is located in Logan. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Bridgerland Applied Technology College medical coding program. Students at Bridgerland Applied Technology College paid $0 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Utah medical coding school, average tuition will be $8,137 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,900 per year to $16,160 per year. In 2010, the following Utah medical coding schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Fortis College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $16,160 per year
  2. Broadview University-Layton - located in Layton, students are charged $15,660 per year
  3. Broadview University - located in West Jordan, students are charged $14,760 per year

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

  1. Latter-day Saints Business College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $2,900 per year
  2. Weber State University - located in Ogden, students are charged $4,311 per year
  3. Eagle Gate College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $13,609 per year

A medical coding certificate from an Utah school... what next?

A large number of Utah medical coding graduates become medical coders. Utah had 1,730 medical coders in 2010. The largest populations of Utah medical coders are working in the following counties:

  1. Salt Lake County - 1,100 medical coders
  2. Juab County - 200 medical coders
  3. Davis County - 190 medical coders

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of medical coders in the state of Utah will grow to 2,430. This would require a 36% growth in the profession.

Salary

A medical coder in Utah earns $31,440 per year on average. However, Utah medical coders earned anywhere in the range from as less than $18,410 per year to more than $50,130 per year in 2010. The following counties in Utah have the highest average salaries for medical coders:

  1. Davis County - $33,700 per year
  2. Franklin County - $32,190 per year
  3. Salt Lake County - $31,720 per year

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

  1. Washington County - $27,990 per year
  2. Juab County - $30,150 per year
  3. Carbon County - $30,200 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in medical coding in Utah 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 Utah
  • Certificate in Medical Coding in Utah

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,355 miles from location Weber State University Ogden UT 23.3311 n/a 23,001
7,354 miles from location Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College Ogden UT 15.3887 n/a 3,085
7,360 miles from location Latter-day Saints Business College Salt Lake City UT 15.7458 n/a 1,589
7,341 miles from location Bridgerland Applied Technology College Logan UT 25.1122 100% 882
7,365 miles from location Broadview University West Jordan UT 32.5111 100% 667
7,362 miles from location Eagle Gate College Salt Lake City UT 16.9684 n/a 563
7,360 miles from location Mountainland Applied Technology College Orem UT 37.6824 n/a 533
7,359 miles from location Broadview University-Layton Layton UT 7.57883 n/a 316
7,358 miles from location Eagle Gate College Layton UT 6.69208 n/a 98
7,360 miles from location Fortis College Salt Lake City UT n/a n/a 71
 

Curious what studying Medical Coding gets you?

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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 + 1,730 $31,440 -41.0%
 

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