Medical Coding Schools
In Columbia, South Carolina

There are 2 medical coding schools in Columbia for faculty to choose from. The trends in Columbia'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

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Medical Coding Employment

Columbia 520
South Carolina 2,250

Of the 2,250 medical coding professionals employed in South Carolina, 520 work in Columbia. As the employment for medical coding professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Medical Coding employment growth

2,340 2,010 2,070 2,270 2,250
No data 370 400 410 520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Medical Coding VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

No data $29,880 $32,000 $32,940 $37,460
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Medical Coding in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

In 2010 an average salary of $37,460 per year was earned by medical coding professionals in Columbia. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Medical coding professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$22,290
25th percentile
$26,370
50th percentile
$34,870
75th percentile
$46,440
90th percentile
$58,540

Columbia medical coding professionals earn a median yearly salary of $34,870. The difference in pay between the medical coding professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 163%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $22,290 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $58,540 per year.

Average Salaries for Medical coding professionals and related professions in Columbia

Medical Billing
$37,460
Health Information
$37,460
Medical Coding
$37,460
Health Information Management
$59,940

Columbia medical coding professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Medical Coding schools in Columbia

2

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

Medical Coding Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total1

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

Student Completed Medical Coding Degrees In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
48
Total48

Approximately 48 students graduated from medical coding courses in 2010.

Medical Coding Faculty Salaries in Columbia, South Carolina

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