Medical Coding Schools In North Carolina

There are 3 accredited medical coding schools in North Carolina for faculty who teach medical coding classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of medical coding and medical coding training in North Carolina, which includes medical coding training at the medical coding certificate level.


Schools

  1. College of Wilmington

    3500 Oleander Drive Suite 1111, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403

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  2. Miller-Motte College-Cary

    2205 Walnut Street, Cary, North Carolina 27518-7171

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  3. TechSkills-Charlotte

    4421 Stuart Andrew Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28217

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Medical Coding Employment

North Carolina 5,110
National 176,090

Of all of the medical coding professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in North Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Medical coding professionals In North Carolina

5,190 5,190 5,280 5,130 5,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of medical coding professionals is shrinking in North Carolina. In North Carolina, 80 less medical coding professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of medical coding professionals has shrunk by 2%. This decline is slower than the national trend for medical coding professionals which shows a 7% increase in the number of medical coding professionals working around the nation.

Medical Coding VS. All Professions salaries in North Carolina

$27,120 $28,500 $29,540 $30,750 $32,300
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Medical Coding
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In North Carolina, as the number of medical coding professionals is declining, the salaries earned by medical coding professionals are increasing. In 2006 medical coding professionals made a mean salary of $27,120 per year, and in 2010 they made $32,300 per year.

Salary percentiles for Medical coding professionals in North Carolina

10th percentile
$20,660
25th percentile
$24,390
50th percentile
$29,560
75th percentile
$37,910
90th percentile
$50,200

Thus, there was a 16% growth in medical coding professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In North Carolina state, within the field of medical coding, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid medical coding professionals earn 143% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Medical coding professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Health Information
$32,300
Health Information Management
$62,205
Medical Billing
$32,300
Medical Coding
$32,300

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

Educational Trends

Medical Coding programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total3

The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited medical coding schools in North Carolina is decreasing. In North Carolina, there were 37 graduates in 2006. And there were 13 graduates from medical coding courses in 2010.

This represents a 65% decrease in the number of medical coding degree or certificate school graduates in North Carolina state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an undergraduate certificate in medical coding.

Medical Coding Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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