Medical Coding Schools In Iowa

Iowa has is only one accredited medical coding school where medical coding faculty who teach medical coding classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the medical coding academic community in Iowa, and the future trends in medical coding training at the medical coding certificate level.


  1. Indian Hills Community College

    525 Grandview, Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Medical Coding Employment

Iowa 2,070
National 176,090

Approximately 1% of the country's medical coding professionals work in Iowa state.

Employment Growth for Medical coding professionals In Iowa

1,850 1,970 2,220 2,140 2,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Iowa, medical coding is a growing field. In Iowa, 220 more medical coding professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 12% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for medical coding professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of medical coding professionals has grown by 7% between 2006 and 2010.

Medical Coding VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$27,170 $28,380 $29,920 $31,080 $31,860
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Medical Coding
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by medical coding professionals is increasing in Iowa. Medical coding professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $27,170 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $31,860 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Medical coding professionals in Iowa

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Thus, medical coding professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 120% 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 Iowa.

Average Salaries for Medical coding professionals and related professions in Iowa

Health Information
Health Information Management
Medical Billing
Medical Coding

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of medical coding professionals is increasing in Iowa state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited medical coding school in Iowa state is also increasing.

There was an increase in the number of medical coding school degree or certificate graduates in Iowa by 100%. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an undergraduate certificate in medical coding.

Medical Coding Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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