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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.


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.


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

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