Medical Coding in Washington State

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Schools Offering Medical Coding Programs in Washington State

Each year, roughly 0.3% of Washington State students graduate with certificates in medical coding. That means an estimated 444 medical coders graduate from Washington State's 21 medical coding schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Washington State with a medical coding program is Everest College-Seattle, which is located in Seattle. In 2010, it was ranked 67th nationwide. In 2010, Everest College-Seattle graduated 21 students from its medical coding program.

Interface College-Spokane, which was ranked 69th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Washington State that has a medical coding program. It is located in Spokane. In 2010, Interface College-Spokane graduated 12 students from its medical coding program.

The third-ranked school in Washington State with a medical coding program is Everest College-Renton, which is located in Renton. In 2010, it was ranked 71st nationwide. 75 students graduated with certificate in medical coding from Everest College-Renton in 2010. The tuition rate at Everest College-Renton was $0 per year.


Tuition at Washington State's medical coding schools ranges from $15,771 per year to $2,610 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,393 per year. In 2010, the medical coding schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Washington State were:

  1. Everest College-Vancouver - located in Vancouver, students are charged $15,771 per year
  2. Clover Park Technical College - located in Lakewood, students are charged $4,419 per year
  3. Bellingham Technical College - located in Bellingham, students are charged $3,745 per year

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

  1. Spokane Community College - located in Spokane, students are charged $2,610 per year
  2. Renton Technical College - located in Renton, students are charged $2,785 per year
  3. Olympic College - located in Bremerton, students are charged $3,006 per year

A medical coding certificate from a Washington State school... what next?

The highest percentage of medical coding graduates in Washington State pursue careers as a medical coder. Washington State had 4,920 medical coders in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Washington State medical coders:

  1. King County - 2,220 medical coders
  2. Pierce County - 650 medical coders
  3. Spokane County - 380 medical coders

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of medical coders in Washington State will grow by 22%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 5,450 medical coders working in Washington State.


On average, a medical coder earns a salary of $37,630 per year in Washington State state. In 2010, however, some Washington State medical coders earned as little as less than $20,980 per year or as much as more than $60,840 per year. On average a medical coder earns the most in the following Washington State counties:

  1. King County - $41,000 per year
  2. Grays Harbor County - $37,590 per year
  3. Whatcom County - $37,530 per year

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

  1. Spokane County - $30,030 per year
  2. Columbia County - $31,500 per year
  3. Yakima County - $32,110 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,758 miles from location Clark College Vancouver WA 13.9084 n/a 12,989
7,670 miles from location Everett Community College Everett WA 13.4947 n/a 8,313
7,689 miles from location Green River Community College Auburn WA 15.7392 n/a 8,205
7,701 miles from location Olympic College Bremerton WA 11.8614 n/a 7,536
7,472 miles from location Spokane Community College Spokane WA 14.6787 n/a 7,445
7,585 miles from location Columbia Basin College Pasco WA 10.7425 n/a 6,978
7,692 miles from location Highline Community College Seattle WA 16.5765 n/a 6,725
7,707 miles from location Clover Park Technical College Lakewood WA 16.2384 n/a 6,573
7,638 miles from location Yakima Valley Community College Yakima WA 16.932 n/a 4,724
7,658 miles from location Whatcom Community College Bellingham WA 13.7069 n/a 4,663
7,677 miles from location Lake Washington Technical College Kirkland WA 9.52843 n/a 4,646
7,684 miles from location Renton Technical College Renton WA 22.262 n/a 4,346
7,756 miles from location Lower Columbia College Longview WA 16.7356 n/a 4,290
7,740 miles from location Centralia College Centralia WA 18.6955 n/a 3,574
7,717 miles from location Peninsula College Port Angeles WA 11.984 n/a 3,155
7,660 miles from location Bellingham Technical College Bellingham WA 23.5145 n/a 2,864
7,769 miles from location Grays Harbor College Aberdeen WA 13.4003 n/a 2,285
7,687 miles from location Everest College-Renton Renton WA 29.4687 100% 893
7,753 miles from location Everest College-Vancouver Vancouver WA 25.2203 63% 453
7,684 miles from location Everest College-Seattle Seattle WA 32.5705 100% 221
7,475 miles from location Interface College-Spokane Spokane WA 31.0163 100% 189

Curious what studying Medical Coding gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Washington State

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 4,920 $37,630 1.9%

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