Green Bay, WI (population: 101,191) has two medical coding schools within its city limits. Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, the highest ranked school in the city with a medical coding program, has a total student population of 9,273. It is the 4173rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 73rd highest in the state of Wisconsin (#1 is University of Wisconsin-Madison).
Medical Coding students from Green Bay 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. In fact, in the Green Bay area alone, there are 170 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average salary of $28,300. Medical records and health information technicians in this area earn $33,830/yr and there are 290 employed.
Green Bay lies in Brown county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Green Bay area has 163,680 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.9% unemployment rate, $18.67/hr average worker wage, and a $38,830 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.774 out of every 1000 jobs in Green Bay are held by medical records and health information technicians, and 1.043/1000 are held by emergency medical technicians and paramedics.
Of the 2 medical coding schools in Green Bay, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rasmussen College-Green Bay comes out as the most expensive ($17,488/yr) for medical coding students, with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $6,170/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Green Bay|
|Fond du Lac||WI||42,100||2||22.0044||202||56.7 miles|
|Wisconsin Rapids||WI||-||1||14.8847||67||90.7 miles|