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Medical Coding Schools in Alaska

There are four schools in the state of Alaska offering medical coding programs. In 2010, 208 students graduated from programs at Alaska medical coding schools. 169 of all these students graduated with certificates and 39 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

142 students graduate from programs in this state in medical coding, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of medical coding students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 169 students graduated with certificates in medical coding and 39 with an associate's level degree.

Four medical coding schools are located in Alaska. Of these, while two schools are private, two schools are public.

Average tuition for programs in medical coding is the cost.

Medical coding schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees.

Medical Coding Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

142 students graduate from programs in this state in medical coding, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of medical coding students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 169 students graduated with certificates in medical coding and 39 with an associate's level degree.

Medical Coding Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 151
  • Certificate 2007: 82
  • Certificate 2008: 63
  • Certificate 2009: 73
  • Certificate 2010: 169
  • Associate 2006: 27
  • Associate 2007: 20
  • Associate 2008: 13
  • Associate 2009: 17
  • Associate 2010: 39

Medical Coding Program Availability in Alaska

Schools in this state offer a total of five programs in medical coding. Of these programs, about 80% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Medical Coding Program Availability in Alaska

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 1

Medical Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

Medical Secretaries — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26510
  • 25th Percentile: 31010
  • Median: 36630
  • 75th Percentile: 44270
  • 90th Percentile: 52380

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26700
  • 25th Percentile: 31610
  • Median: 37860
  • 75th Percentile: 46120
  • 90th Percentile: 55940

Medical Transcriptionists — Salary by Percentile

Medical Transcriptionists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36100
  • 25th Percentile: 39910
  • Median: 43920
  • 75th Percentile: 48530
  • 90th Percentile: 54730

Medical Secretaries — Employment Trend

Medical Secretaries — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29890
  • Median Salary 2007: 32170
  • Median Salary 2008: 31420
  • Median Salary 2009: 33440
  • Median Salary 2010: 36630
  • Total Employed 2006: 420
  • Total Employed 2007: 560
  • Total Employed 2008: 730
  • Total Employed 2009: 900
  • Total Employed 2010: 930

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Employment Trend

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31780
  • Median Salary 2007: 34640
  • Median Salary 2008: 37280
  • Median Salary 2009: 38620
  • Median Salary 2010: 37860
  • Total Employed 2006: 470
  • Total Employed 2007: 550
  • Total Employed 2008: 490
  • Total Employed 2009: 640
  • Total Employed 2010: 560

Medical Transcriptionists — Employment Trend

Medical Transcriptionists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37770
  • Median Salary 2007: 39160
  • Median Salary 2008: 40280
  • Median Salary 2009: 42340
  • Median Salary 2010: 43920
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 120
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Alaska vs National Medical Coding Employment

Alaska vs National Medical Coding Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 0.212% (1590)

Medical Coding Schools in Alaska

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1. The Career Academy

1415 E Tudor Road
Anchorage, AK 99507-1033
(907) 563-7575x136

The Career Academy offers one program in medical coding and this school, which is 3.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Anchorage, AK. This vocational school is the only vocational school in Alaska. This school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Alaska offering medical coding.

2. Ilisagvik College

Narl Facility
Barrow, AK 99723
(907) 852-3333

Ilisagvik College is a tribal, public, 2-year institution, founded in 1986. It is in Barrow, Alaska, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Alaska. It offers subjects including bookkeeping and liberal arts. It offers students 16 certificates and six associates level degrees. In 2010, 288 students pursued degrees from the 18 programs at this community college. This community college is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. It is the only tribal college in Alaska.

3. Charter College - Anchorage

2221 E Northern Lights Blvd Ste 120
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 277-1000

Charter College-Anchorage is 2.6 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in medical coding. More specifically, it offers students one certificate in medical coding and one associate's level degree in medical coding. Overall, 618 students pursue degrees in 22 Charter College-Anchorage programs. This school is the third oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering medical coding programs.

4. The University of Alaska Fairbanks

505 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7500
(907) 474-7211

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is in the suburbs of Fairbanks, Alaska and UAF offers one program in medical coding. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering programs in medical coding.

5. The University of Alaska Anchorage

3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 786-1800

The University of Alaska Anchorage is 3.2 miles from the center of the city and UAA offers one program in medical coding. This medium-sized school is a public 4-year institution. UAA is the second oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering medical coding programs.