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Medical Coding Schools In West Virginia

West Virginia has 3 accredited medical coding schools where medical coding faculty who teach medical coding classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of medical coding and medical coding training in West Virginia, which includes medical coding training at the following levels:


  1. Huntington Junior College

    900 Fifth Ave, Huntington, West Virginia 25701

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  2. Opportunities Industrialization Center-North Central West Virginia

    120 Jackson St, Fairmont, West Virginia 26554

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. West Virginia Junior College in Morgantown

    148 Willey St, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505

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Professional Trends

West Virginia Vs. National Medical Coding Employment

West Virginia 1,260
National 176,090

Approximately 1% of the country's medical coding professionals work in West Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Medical coding professionals In West Virginia

1,310 1,290 1,250 1,280 1,260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Medical Coding is a shrinking field in West Virginia. In 2010 there were 50 less medical coding professionals working in West Virginia than there were in 2006. Thus, in West Virginia, this field has shrunk by 4% in four years. This decline is slower 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 West Virginia

$25,050 $26,090 $26,580 $27,330 $27,750
$38,568 $40,154 $41,268 $42,203 $43,413
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Medical Coding
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In West Virginia, as the number of medical coding professionals is declining, the salaries earned by medical coding professionals are increasing. Medical coding professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $25,050 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $27,750 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Medical coding professionals in West Virginia

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

This represents a 10% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of medical coding, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid medical coding professionals earning 166% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in West Virginia state.

Average Salaries for Medical coding professionals and related professions in West Virginia

Health Information
Health Information Management
Medical Billing
Medical Coding

In West Virginia, 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 West Virginia


As the number of medical coding professionals is decreasing in West Virginia state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited medical coding schools in West Virginia state is increasing. In 2006 there were 2 medical coding graduates from medical coding courses in West Virginia and in 2010 there were 65 graduates.

This represents a 3150% increase in the number of medical coding degree or certificate school graduates in West Virginia state. 67% of these graduates received an associate's degree in medical coding.

Medical Coding Faculty Salaries in West Virginia

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