Medical Coding Schools In Washington State

There are 18 accredited medical coding schools in Washington State 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 Washington State, which encompasses medical coding training at the following levels:

  • Medical Coding Certificate
  • Associates degree in Medical Coding


Schools

  1. Bellingham Technical College

    3028 Lindbergh Ave, Bellingham, Washington 98225-1599

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  2. Everest College-Renton

    981 Powell Avenue, Sw, Suite 200, Renton, Washington 98057

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  3. Centralia College

    600 Centralia College Blvd., Centralia, Washington 98531-4099

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  4. Clark College

    1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, Washington 98663-3598

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  5. Clover Park Technical College

    4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood, Washington 98499-4004

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  6. Columbia Basin College

    2600 N 20th Ave, Pasco, Washington 99301

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  7. Everett Community College

    2000 Tower Street, Everett, Washington 98201

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  8. Grays Harbor College

    1620 Edward P Smith Drive, Aberdeen, Washington 98520-7599

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  9. Green River Community College

    12401 SE 320th St, Auburn, Washington 98092-3622

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  10. Highline Community College

    2400 S 240th St, Des Moines, Washington 98198-9800

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  11. Interface College-Spokane

    S 178 Stevens, Spokane, Washington 99201

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  12. Lower Columbia College

    1600 Maple Street, Longview, Washington 98632-0310

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  13. Renton Technical College

    3000 NE Fourth St, Renton, Washington 98056-4123

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  14. Everest College-Seattle

    2111 N. Northgate Way, Suite 218, Seattle, Washington 98133

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  15. Spokane Community College

    1810 North Greene Street, Spokane, Washington 99217-5399

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  16. Everest College-Vancouver

    120 NE 136th Ave Ste 130, Vancouver, Washington 98684-6950

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  17. Whatcom Community College

    237 W Kellogg Rd, Bellingham, Washington 98226

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  18. Yakima Valley Community College

    South 16th Ave. & Nob Hill Blvd., Yakima, Washington 98907-2520

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Medical Coding Employment

Washington State 4,920
National 176,090

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

Employment Growth for Medical coding professionals In Washington State

4,800 4,540 4,470 4,470 4,920
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of medical coding professionals is growing in Washington State. In Washington State, 120 more medical coding professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of medical coding professionals has grown by 3%. This growth is slower 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 Washington State

$32,720 $34,390 $35,950 $36,740 $37,630
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
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 Washington State. Medical coding professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $32,720 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $37,630 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Medical coding professionals in Washington State

10th percentile
$24,110
25th percentile
$28,780
50th percentile
$35,360
75th percentile
$44,400
90th percentile
$55,910

Thus, medical coding professionals' salaries grew by 13% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of medical coding, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid medical coding professionals earning 132% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Washington State state.

Average Salaries for Medical coding professionals and related professions in Washington State

Health Information
$37,630
Health Information Management
$73,650
Medical Billing
$37,630
Medical Coding
$37,630

In Washington State, 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 Washington State

associate
4
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
18
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As the number of medical coding professionals is increasing in Washington State state, the number of students graduating from the 18 accredited medical coding schools in Washington State state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 311 medical coding graduates from medical coding courses in Washington State and in 2010 there were 429 graduates.

This represents a 38% increase in the number of medical coding degree or certificate school graduates in Washington State state. A majority of these graduates, or 82%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in medical coding.

Medical Coding Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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