Medical Coding Schools
In Lafayette, Louisiana

The city of Lafayette has only one school where medical coding faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in medical coding in the city of Lafayette, which encompasses medical coding training at the medical coding certificate level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Medical Coding Employment

Lafayette 170
Louisiana 2,470

Exactly 170 of the 2,470 medical coding professionals employed in Louisiana, work in Lafayette. There has been a 15% decline in the number of medical coding professionals in Lafayette between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Lafayette has also decreased.

Lafayette Vs. Louisiana Medical Coding employment growth

2,270 2,350 2,370 2,470 2,470
200 170 150 170 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Lafayette

Medical Coding VS. All professions salaries in Lafayette

$22,740 $25,670 $31,420 $31,350 $31,070
$32,480 $34,490 $35,620 $36,300 $37,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Medical Coding in Lafayette
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lafayette

In Lafayette, salaries for medical coding professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $31,070 per year was earned by medical coding professionals in Lafayette. The average salary for medical coding professionals in Lafayette was $22,740 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of medical coding professionals in Lafayette is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Medical coding professionals in Lafayette

10th percentile
$20,820
25th percentile
$22,690
50th percentile
$26,970
75th percentile
$35,750
90th percentile
$50,470

Lafayette medical coding professionals earn a median yearly salary of $26,970. The 10% of medical coding professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $20,820 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 142% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Medical coding professionals and related professions in Lafayette

Medical Billing
$31,070
Health Information
$31,070
Medical Coding
$31,070
Health Information Management
$56,395

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

Educational Trends

Medical Coding schools in Lafayette

1

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

Medical Coding Programs Offered In Lafayette

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in medical coding offered by Lafayette's medical coding school.

Student Completed Medical Coding Degrees In Lafayette

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
40
Total40

Approximately 40 students completed medical coding courses in 2010.

Medical Coding Faculty Salaries in Lafayette, Louisiana

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