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Medical Coding Schools In Louisiana

Louisiana has 9 accredited medical coding schools where medical coding faculty who teach medical coding classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the medical coding academic community in Louisiana, and the future trends in medical coding training at the following levels:


  1. Cameron College

    2740 Canal St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

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  2. Nunez Community College

    3710 Paris Rd, Chalmette, Louisiana 70043

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  3. Remington College-Lafayette Campus

    303 Rue Louis XIV, Lafayette, Louisiana 70508

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  4. Southern University at Shreveport

    3050 Martin Luther King Dr, Shreveport, Louisiana 71107

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  5. Gretna Career College

    1415 Whitney Ave, Gretna, Louisiana 70053

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  6. Herzing University in Kenner

    2500 Williams Blvd, Kenner, Louisiana 70062

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  7. Remington College-Baton Rouge

    10551 Coursey Boulevard, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816

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  8. Compass Career College

    42353 Deluxe Plaza, Suite 16, Hammond, Louisiana 70403

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  9. Remington College-Shreveport

    2106 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Shreveport, Louisiana 71118

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Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Medical Coding Employment

Louisiana 2,470
National 176,090

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

Employment Growth for Medical coding professionals In Louisiana

2,270 2,350 2,370 2,470 2,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Louisiana, the field of medical coding is growing. 200 more medical coding professionals were working in Louisiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Louisiana, this field has grown by 9% in four years. This growth 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 Louisiana

$24,270 $24,910 $26,970 $28,550 $29,120
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Medical Coding
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by medical coding professionals is increasing in Louisiana. Medical coding professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $24,270 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $29,120 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Medical coding professionals in Louisiana

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90th percentile

Thus, there was a 17% growth in medical coding professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 146% 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 Louisiana.

Average Salaries for Medical coding professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Health Information
Health Information Management
Medical Billing
Medical Coding

In Louisiana, 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 Louisiana


The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited medical coding schools in Louisiana is increasing. In Louisiana, there were 93 graduates in 2006. And there were 288 graduates from medical coding courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 210% percent increase in the number of medical coding school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana. 89% of these graduates received an undergraduate certificate in medical coding.

Medical Coding Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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