Medical Coding Schools In Virginia

In Virginia, there are 9 accredited schools where medical coding classes 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 state of Virginia, which encompasses medical coding training at the following levels:

  • Medical Coding Certificate
  • Associates degree in Medical Coding


Schools

  1. Everest College-Newport News

    803 Diligence Drive, Newport News, Virginia 23606

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  2. Miller-Motte Technical College in Lynchburg

    1011 Creekside Lane, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502

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  3. Centura College in Newport News

    616 Denbigh Blvd, Newport News, Virginia 23608

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  4. Centura College in Norfolk

    7020 North Military Highway, Norfolk, Virginia 23518-4833

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  5. Richmond School of Health and Technology

    1601 Willow Lawn Drive, Suite 320, Richmond, Virginia 23230

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  6. Everest College-Chesapeake

    825 Greenbrier Circle, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320

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  7. Centura College in Richmond on W Broad

    7001 W. Broad St., Richmond, Virginia 23294

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  8. Career Training Solutions

    100 Riverside Parkway, Suite 123, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22406

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  9. Everest College-McLean

    1430 Spring Hill Rd Suite 200, McLean, Virginia 22102-3000

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Medical Coding Employment

Virginia 3,740
National 176,090

Of all of the medical coding professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Medical coding professionals In Virginia

3,280 3,380 3,540 3,500 3,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Virginia, medical coding is a growing field. 460 more medical coding professionals were working in Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of medical coding professionals has grown by 14%. This growth is faster than the change in the number of medical coding professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of medical coding professionals has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010.

Medical Coding VS. All Professions salaries in Virginia

$31,690 $32,730 $34,960 $34,540 $35,200
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Medical Coding
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of medical coding professionals is growing, the salaries paid to medical coding professionals are increasing in Virginia. The mean salary for medical coding professionals in 2006 was $31,690 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $35,200 per year.

Salary percentiles for Medical coding professionals in Virginia

10th percentile
$21,690
25th percentile
$26,310
50th percentile
$32,390
75th percentile
$42,130
90th percentile
$53,580

This represents a 10% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Virginia, 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 147%

Average Salaries for Medical coding professionals and related professions in Virginia

Health Information
$35,200
Health Information Management
$64,765
Medical Billing
$35,200
Medical Coding
$35,200

In Virginia, medical coding professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
9
Total10

The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited medical coding schools in Virginia is increasing. In 2006 there were 200 medical coding graduates from medical coding courses in Virginia and in 2010 there were 380 graduates.

Thus there was a 90% percent increase in the number of medical coding school degree or certificate graduates in Virginia. Most of these graduates, or 90%, earned an undergraduate certificate in medical coding.

Medical Coding Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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