Medical Coding Schools
In Hammond, Louisiana

In Hammond, there is only one medical coding school where medical coding faculty can find employment. The trends in Hammond'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

Hammond Vs. Louisiana Medical Coding Employment

Hammond 60
Louisiana 2,470

Of the 2,470 medical coding professionals employed in Louisiana, 60 work in Hammond. The number of medical coding professionals in Hammond has shrunk by 33% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Hammond has increased.

Hammond Vs. Louisiana Medical Coding employment growth

2,270 2,350 2,370 2,470 2,470
90 140 120 No data 60
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Hammond

Medical Coding VS. All professions salaries in Hammond

$19,390 $19,900 $22,480 No data $25,620
$28,590 $29,240 $30,950 No data $34,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Medical Coding in Hammond
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Hammond

In Hammond, salaries for medical coding professionals have increased. In 2010 Hammond medical coding professionals earned an average yearly salary of $25,620. Four years earlier in 2006, medical coding professionals in Hammond made an average salary of $19,390 per year. The growth in the salary of medical coding professionals in Hammond is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Medical coding professionals in Hammond

10th percentile
$20,250
25th percentile
$21,830
50th percentile
$23,980
75th percentile
$27,760
90th percentile
$32,140

Hammond medical coding professionals earn a median yearly salary of $23,980. The difference in pay between the medical coding professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 59%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $20,250 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $32,140 per year.

Average Salaries for Medical coding professionals and related professions in Hammond

Medical Billing
$25,620
Health Information
$25,620
Medical Coding
$25,620
Health Information Management
$54,265

Medical coding professional salaries in Hammond are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Medical Coding schools in Hammond

1

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

Medical Coding Programs Offered In Hammond

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total1

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

Student Completed Medical Coding Degrees In Hammond

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
19
Total19

Approximately 19 students graduated from medical coding courses in 2010.

Medical Coding Faculty Salaries in Hammond, Louisiana

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