Medical Coding Specialist Career Outlook

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WITC Medical Coding Specialist Graduate Survey Responses 2018-2019

Employed in Related Field


Employed in a Related Field


WITC Medical Coding Specialist Graduate Survey Responses 2018-2019

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$36,397 - $41,597

Range of Yearly Salary

WITC Medical Coding Specialist Graduate Survey Responses 2018-2019




*Range of yearly salary based on composite from Wisconsin's 16 technical college districts (WTCS), which may or may not include WITC graduates.


Typical positions available after graduation include:

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Medical Coding Specialist

Medical coders typically review patient information for preexisting conditions, such as diabetes, so patient data can be coded properly; assign appropriate diagnoses and procedure codes for patient care, population health statistics, and billing purposes; and work as a liaison between the healthcare providers and billing offices.

Additional opportunities include:

  • Clinical Coding Specialist

  • Claims Analyst

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your Medical Coding Specialist technical diploma at WITC, you can continue your education to obtain the Health Information Technology associate degree and transfer to another college to  earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

Hear From Graduates

"All of my instructors played crucial roles in helping me realize and attain my overall goals with the program over a journey that, ahem, took a not-inconsiderable amount of time for me to pick my way through. The instructors were always there and could always be relied upon when I needed guidance, help or assistance with some detail or other."

Brian, Medical Coding Specialist Graduate


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