Medical Coding Schools In Tennessee

There are 7 accredited medical coding schools in Tennessee for faculty who teach medical coding classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in medical coding in the state of Tennessee, which encompasses medical coding training at the following levels:

  • Medical Coding Certificate
  • Associates degree in Medical Coding
  • Bachelors degree in Medical Coding


Schools

  1. Daymar Institute in Nashville

    340 Plus Park Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37217

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  2. Nashville College of Medical Careers

    1556 Crestview Dr, Madison, Tennessee 37115

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  3. Walters State Community College

    500 South Davy Crockett Parkway, Morristown, Tennessee 37813-6899

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  4. West Tennessee Business College

    1186 Highway 45 Bypass, Jackson, Tennessee 38301

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  5. Daymar Institute in Clarksville

    1860 Wilma Rudolph Blvd, Clarksville, Tennessee 37040-6718

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  6. Daymar Institute-Murfreesboro

    415 Golden Bear Court, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37128

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  7. Remington College-Nashville Campus

    441 Donelson Pk Ste 150, Nashville, Tennessee 37214

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Medical Coding Employment

Tennessee 3,310
National 176,090

Of all of the medical coding professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Tennessee.

Employment Growth for Medical coding professionals In Tennessee

3,420 3,490 3,140 3,060 3,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Tennessee, medical coding is a shrinking field. In Tennessee, 110 less medical coding professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Tennessee, this field has shrunk by 3% in four years. 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 Tennessee

$26,460 $27,870 $30,010 $30,710 $31,000
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Medical Coding
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to medical coding professionals are growing in Tennessee. The mean salary for medical coding professionals in 2006 was $26,460 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $31,000 per year.

Salary percentiles for Medical coding professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$19,620
25th percentile
$23,060
50th percentile
$28,760
75th percentile
$37,170
90th percentile
$46,970

This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Tennessee, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of medical coding. The pay differential between the highest paid medical coding professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 139%

Average Salaries for Medical coding professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Health Information
$31,000
Health Information Management
$55,020
Medical Billing
$31,000
Medical Coding
$31,000

In Tennessee, medical coding professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
3
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total8

As the number of medical coding professionals is decreasing in Tennessee state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited medical coding schools in Tennessee state is increasing. In 2006, 12 students graduated from medical coding courses in Tennessee. And in 2010, 170 students graduated.

Thus there was a 1317% percent increase in the number of medical coding school degree or certificate graduates in Tennessee. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in medical coding.

Medical Coding Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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