Medical Coding Schools In Alabama

Medical Coding classes faculty can choose to work at one of 4 accredited medical coding schools in Alabama. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the medical coding academic community in Alabama, and the future trends in medical coding training at the following levels:

  • Medical Coding Certificate
  • Associates degree in Medical Coding


Schools

  1. Remington College-Mobile Campus

    828 Downtowner Loop W, Mobile, Alabama 36609

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  2. Virginia College-Huntsville

    2800 Bob Wallace Ave, Huntsville, Alabama 35805-9945

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  3. Virginia College-Mobile

    3725 Airport Blvd, Suite 165, Mobile, Alabama 36608

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  4. Virginia College-Montgomery

    6200 Atlanta Highway, Montgomery, Alabama 36117-2800

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Medical Coding Employment

Alabama 2,820
National 176,090

Of all of the medical coding professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Alabama state.

Employment Growth for Medical coding professionals In Alabama

3,040 3,070 2,910 2,710 2,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alabama, the field of medical coding is shrinking. 220 less medical coding professionals were working in Alabama in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of medical coding has shrunk by 7% in Alabama. This is slower than the trend for medical coding professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of medical coding professionals has grown by 7% between 2006 and 2010.

Medical Coding VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$24,540 $25,720 $27,550 $28,800 $29,210
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Medical Coding
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of medical coding professionals is declining, the salaries paid to medical coding professionals are increasing in Alabama. Medical coding professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $24,540 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $29,210 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Medical coding professionals in Alabama

10th percentile
$18,600
25th percentile
$21,610
50th percentile
$26,600
75th percentile
$34,140
90th percentile
$45,590

Thus, there was a 16% growth in medical coding professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Alabama, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of medical coding. The pay differential between the highest paid medical coding professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 145%

Average Salaries for Medical coding professionals and related professions in Alabama

Health Information
$29,210
Health Information Management
$59,315
Medical Billing
$29,210
Medical Coding
$29,210

In Alabama, medical coding professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Medical Coding programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total5

The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited medical coding schools in Alabama is increasing. In Alabama, there were 33 graduates in 2006. And there were 217 graduates from medical coding courses in 2010.

This represents a 558% increase in the number of medical coding degree or certificate school graduates in Alabama state. A majority of these graduates, or 60%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in medical coding.

Medical Coding Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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