Medical Coding Schools In Arkansas

Arkansas has 4 accredited medical coding schools where medical coding faculty who teach medical coding classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in medical coding in the state of Arkansas, which encompasses medical coding training at the medical coding certificate level.


Schools

  1. Black River Technical College

    1410 Hwy 304 East, Pocahontas, Arkansas 72455

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  2. South Arkansas Community College

    300 S West Ave, El Dorado, Arkansas 71731-7010

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  3. Arkansas State University-Mountain Home

    1600 South College Street, Mountain Home, Arkansas 72653

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  4. Remington College-Little Rock Campus

    19 Remington Dr., Little Rock, Arkansas 72204

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Medical Coding Employment

Arkansas 1,600
National 176,090

Of all of the medical coding professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Arkansas state.

Employment Growth for Medical coding professionals In Arkansas

1,240 1,400 1,450 1,520 1,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arkansas, the field of medical coding is growing. In 2010 there were 360 more medical coding professionals working in Arkansas than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of medical coding professionals has grown by 29%. This growth is faster than the national trend for medical coding professionals which shows a 7% increase in the number of medical coding professionals working around the nation.

Medical Coding VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$26,590 $28,330 $28,850 $30,500 $31,050
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Medical Coding
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to medical coding professionals are growing in Arkansas. Medical coding professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $26,590 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $31,050 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Medical coding professionals in Arkansas

10th percentile
$18,940
25th percentile
$22,630
50th percentile
$29,090
75th percentile
$38,850
90th percentile
$46,560

This represents a 14% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 146% pay differential between the highest paid medical coding professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of medical coding in Arkansas.

Average Salaries for Medical coding professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Health Information
$31,050
Health Information Management
$54,290
Medical Billing
$31,050
Medical Coding
$31,050

Medical coding professionals in Arkansas earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total4

The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited medical coding schools in Arkansas is increasing. In 2006, 10 students graduated from medical coding courses in Arkansas. And in 2010, 149 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of medical coding school degree or certificate graduates in Arkansas by 1390%. 100% of these graduates received an undergraduate certificate in medical coding.

Medical Coding Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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