Medical Coding Schools In Utah

There are 7 accredited medical coding schools in Utah 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 Utah, which includes medical coding training at the following levels:

  • Medical Coding Certificate
  • Associates degree in Medical Coding


Schools

  1. Bridgerland Applied Technology College

    1301 North 600 West, Logan, Utah 84321

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  2. Eagle Gate College in Murray

    5588 South Green Street, Murray, Utah 84123-6965

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  3. Latter-day Saints Business College

    95 North 300 West, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101-3500

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  4. Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College

    200 N Washington Blvd, Ogden, Utah 84404-4089

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  5. Eagle Gate College in Layton

    915 N 400 W, Layton, Utah 84041

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  6. Mountainland Applied Technology College

    987 S Geneva Rd, Orem, Utah 84058-5857

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  7. Fortis College in Salt Lake City

    3949 S 700 E Ste 150, Salt Lake City, Utah 84107

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Medical Coding Employment

Utah 1,730
National 176,090

Of all of the medical coding professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Utah.

Employment Growth for Medical coding professionals In Utah

2,660 2,080 2,000 1,800 1,730
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of medical coding professionals is shrinking in Utah. In Utah, 930 less medical coding professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 35% decline in the field. This decline is faster 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 Utah

$27,630 $29,400 $29,350 $30,930 $31,440
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Medical Coding
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Utah, as the number of medical coding professionals is declining, the salaries earned by medical coding professionals are increasing. The mean salary for medical coding professionals in 2006 was $27,630 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $31,440 per year.

Salary percentiles for Medical coding professionals in Utah

10th percentile
$21,390
25th percentile
$23,860
50th percentile
$28,520
75th percentile
$37,160
90th percentile
$46,810

This represents a 12% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 119% 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 Utah.

Average Salaries for Medical coding professionals and related professions in Utah

Health Information
$31,440
Health Information Management
$62,015
Medical Billing
$31,440
Medical Coding
$31,440

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
5
Total7

As the number of medical coding professionals is decreasing in Utah state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited medical coding schools in Utah state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 35 medical coding graduates from medical coding courses in Utah and in 2010 there were 34 graduates.

This represents a 3% decrease in the number of medical coding degree or certificate school graduates in Utah state. Most of these graduates, or 71%, earned an undergraduate certificate in medical coding.

Medical Coding Faculty Salaries in Utah

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