Medical Coding Schools
In Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The city of Baton Rouge has only one school where medical coding faculty can find employment. The trends in Baton Rouge's medical coding academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes medical coding training at the medical coding certificate level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Baton Rouge Vs. Louisiana Medical Coding Employment

Baton Rouge 480
Louisiana 2,470

Of the 2,470 medical coding professionals employed in Louisiana, 480 work in Baton Rouge. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of medical coding professionals in Baton Rouge has grown by 26%. Overall employment in Baton Rouge has also increased.

Baton Rouge Vs. Louisiana Medical Coding employment growth

2,270 2,350 2,370 2,470 2,470
380 510 540 530 480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Baton Rouge

Medical Coding VS. All professions salaries in Baton Rouge

$24,590 $25,800 $27,400 $27,770 $29,160
$34,520 $35,250 $37,210 $38,170 $39,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Medical Coding in Baton Rouge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Baton Rouge

In Baton Rouge, salaries for medical coding professionals have increased. In 2010 Baton Rouge medical coding professionals earned an average yearly salary of $29,160. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for medical coding professionals in Baton Rouge was $24,590 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Baton Rouge.

Salary percentiles for Medical coding professionals in Baton Rouge

10th percentile
$18,070
25th percentile
$21,450
50th percentile
$26,630
75th percentile
$35,110
90th percentile
$44,980

Baton Rouge medical coding professionals earn a median yearly salary of $26,630. The 10% of medical coding professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $18,070 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 149% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Medical coding professionals and related professions in Baton Rouge

Medical Billing
$29,160
Health Information
$29,160
Medical Coding
$29,160
Health Information Management
$53,340

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

Educational Trends

Medical Coding schools in Baton Rouge

1

There is only one accredited medical coding school in the city. Many of Baton Rouge's medical coding professionals are graduates of this school.

Medical Coding Programs Offered In Baton Rouge

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total1

Baton Rouge's medical coding school offers one medical coding degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Medical Coding Degrees In Baton Rouge

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
62
Total62

In 2010 approximately 62 students graduated from medical coding courses.

Medical Coding Faculty Salaries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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