Medical Coding Schools
In Anchorage, Alaska

Medical Coding faculty can choose to work at one of 2 medical coding schools in Anchorage. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in medical coding in the city of Anchorage, which encompasses medical coding training at the following levels:

  • Medical Coding Certificate
  • Associates degree in Medical Coding


Statistics

Professional Trends

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Medical Coding Employment

Anchorage 320
Alaska 560

Of the 560 medical coding professionals employed in Alaska, 320 work in Anchorage. Between 2006 and 2010, in Anchorage, there has been a 7% growth in the number of medical coding professionals. As the employment for medical coding professionals in Anchorage has increased, overall employment in Anchorage has also increased.

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Medical Coding employment growth

470 550 490 640 560
300 320 260 340 320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alaska
  • Dark Yellow: Anchorage

Medical Coding VS. All professions salaries in Anchorage

$31,860 $34,590 $37,320 $38,380 $37,800
$45,100 $46,730 $48,050 $49,730 $51,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Medical Coding in Anchorage
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Anchorage

In Anchorage, salaries for medical coding professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $37,800 per year was earned by medical coding professionals in Anchorage. Medical coding professionals in Anchorage made a yearly average salary of $31,860, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of medical coding professionals in Anchorage is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Medical coding professionals in Anchorage

10th percentile
$25,500
25th percentile
$30,850
50th percentile
$37,060
75th percentile
$44,460
90th percentile
$52,570

Medical coding professionals in Anchorage make a median yearly salary of $37,060. The 10% of medical coding professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,500 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 106% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Medical coding professionals and related professions in Anchorage

Medical Billing
$37,800
Health Information
$37,800
Medical Coding
$37,800
Health Information Management
$68,570

On average medical coding professionals in Anchorage earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Anchorage.

Educational Trends

Medical Coding schools in Anchorage

2

There are 2 accredited medical coding schools in the city. Many of Anchorage's medical coding professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Medical Coding Programs Offered In Anchorage

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in medical coding offered by Anchorage's medical coding schools.

Student Completed Medical Coding Degrees In Anchorage

associate
39
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
41
Total80

Approximately 80 students completed medical coding courses in 2010.

Medical Coding Faculty Salaries in Anchorage, Alaska

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