Emory, VA has three medical coding schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Mercer County Technical Education Center, the highest ranked school in this group with a medical coding program, has a total student population of 174. It is the 2337th highest ranked school in the USA and the 35th highest in the state of West Virginia (#1 is Marshall University).
Medical Coding students from Emory 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 3 medical coding schools with a 100-mile radius of Emory, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mountain State University comes out as the most expensive ($7,372/yr) for medical coding students, with Walters State Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,601/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Emory|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||42.2 miles|
|Mount Gay||WV||-||1||9.61491||36||74.5 miles|