Medical Coding Schools In Colorado

There are 4 accredited medical coding schools in Colorado for faculty who teach medical coding classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the medical coding academic community in Colorado, and the future trends in medical coding training at the medical coding certificate level.


Schools

  1. Concorde Career Colleges in Aurora

    111 N. Havana Street, Aurora, Colorado 80010-4314

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  2. Everest College-Thornton

    9065 Grant St, Thornton, Colorado 80229

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  3. Intellitec College-Grand Junction

    772 Horizon Dr, Grand Junction, Colorado 81506

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  4. Pima Medical Institute in Denver

    7475 Dakin St Suite 100, Denver, Colorado 80221

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Medical Coding Employment

Colorado 2,780
National 176,090

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

Employment Growth for Medical coding professionals In Colorado

3,550 3,070 2,990 2,770 2,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of medical coding professionals is shrinking in Colorado. There were 770 less medical coding professionals working in Colorado in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of medical coding professionals has shrunk by 22%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of medical coding professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of medical coding professionals has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010.

Medical Coding VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$31,700 $34,310 $35,960 $37,750 $38,530
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Medical Coding
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by medical coding professionals is increasing in Colorado. In 2006 medical coding professionals made a mean salary of $31,700 per year, and in 2010 they made $38,530 per year.

Salary percentiles for Medical coding professionals in Colorado

10th percentile
$24,520
25th percentile
$29,230
50th percentile
$36,410
75th percentile
$46,210
90th percentile
$56,740

Thus, there was a 18% growth in medical coding professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Colorado, 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 131%

Average Salaries for Medical coding professionals and related professions in Colorado

Health Information
$38,530
Health Information Management
$66,965
Medical Billing
$38,530
Medical Coding
$38,530

In Colorado, medical coding professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
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As the number of medical coding professionals is decreasing in Colorado state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited medical coding schools in Colorado state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 197 medical coding graduates from medical coding courses in Colorado and in 2010 there were 157 graduates.

This represents a 20% decrease in the number of medical coding degree or certificate school graduates in Colorado state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an undergraduate certificate in medical coding.

Medical Coding Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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