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Medical Coding Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

Medical Coding faculty can choose to work at one of 6 medical coding schools in Chicago. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of medical coding and medical coding education in Chicago, which includes medical coding training at the medical coding certificate level.


Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Medical Coding Employment

Chicago 4,720
Illinois 7,090

Of the 7,090 medical coding professionals employed in Illinois, 4,720 work in Chicago. Between 2006 and 2010, in Chicago, there has been a 19% decline in the number of medical coding professionals. As the number of medical coding professionals in Chicago has decreased, overall employment in Chicago has increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Medical Coding employment growth

8,700 8,090 7,280 6,880 7,090
5,810 5,370 4,810 4,460 4,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Medical Coding VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$29,490 $31,470 $34,870 $35,570 $36,220
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Medical Coding in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

In Chicago, salaries for medical coding professionals have increased. In 2010 medical coding professionals in Chicago reportedly earned an average salary of $36,220 per year. Medical coding professionals in Chicago made a yearly average salary of $29,490, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Chicago.

Salary percentiles for Medical coding professionals in Chicago

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Chicago medical coding professionals earn a median yearly salary of $33,300. The difference in pay between the medical coding professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 128%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,070 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $54,920 per year.

Average Salaries for Medical coding professionals and related professions in Chicago

Health Information
Medical Billing
Medical Coding
Health Information Management

Medical coding professional salaries in Chicago are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Medical Coding schools in Chicago


Many of Chicago's medical coding professionals are graduates of one of the 6 accredited medical coding schools in the city.

Medical Coding Programs Offered In Chicago


Chicago's medical coding schools offer 5 medical coding degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Medical Coding Degrees In Chicago


Approximately 60 students graduated from medical coding courses in 2010.

Medical Coding Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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