Staten Island, NY has forty-five medical coding schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Columbia University in the City of New York, the highest ranked school in this group with a medical coding program, has a total student population of 24,230. It is the 4th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of New York.
Medical Coding students from Staten Island 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.
Of the 45 medical coding schools with a 100-mile radius of Staten Island, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sanford-Brown Institute comes out as the most expensive ($50,832/yr) for medical coding students, with Lehigh Carbon Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,375/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Staten Island|
|Perth Amboy||NJ||49,138||1||20.4079||6||7.7 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||9.9 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||12.5 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||12.9 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||15.4 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||15.4 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||15.6 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||15.7 miles|
|New Brunswick||NJ||52,736||2||41.2629||152||17.1 miles|
|East Brunswick||NJ||48,086||0||-||0||17.7 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||18.0 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||18.3 miles|