Bonita Springs, FL (population: 44,290) has fifteen medical coding schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Nova Southeastern University, the highest ranked school in this group with a medical coding program, has a total student population of 29,153. It is the 494th highest ranked school in the USA and the 18th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Medical Coding students from Bonita Springs schools who go on to become medical coders, medical assistants, medical secretaries, medical office assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 170,580 people working as medical records and health information technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,880. Also, Emergency medical technicians and paramedics make on average $33,020 per year and there are about 217,920 of them employed in the US today.
Bonita Springs lies in Lee county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Cape Coral-Fort Myers area has 201,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 5% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $38,330 average annual salary.
Of the 15 medical coding schools with a 100-mile radius of Bonita Springs, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest Institute-Kendall comes out as the most expensive ($38,735/yr) for medical coding students, with Sarasota County Technical Institute as the lowest, reported at only $2,150/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Bonita Springs|
|Fort Myers||FL||68,373||7||23.467||192||20.4 miles|
|Cape Coral||FL||161,428||1||26.0313||32||24.5 miles|
|North Fort Myers||FL||51,280||0||-||0||26.3 miles|
|Port Charlotte||FL||49,392||1||23.17||24||49.1 miles|
|North Port||FL||58,777||0||-||0||55.0 miles|
|Pembroke Pines||FL||146,408||0||-||0||92.9 miles|
|Coral Springs||FL||125,980||0||-||0||95.0 miles|
|Miami Lakes||FL||-||1||11.3357||23||96.7 miles|
|Miami Gardens||FL||113,813||3||37.6424||120||99.5 miles|
|Coconut Creek||FL||51,117||1||19.1074||42||99.9 miles|