Malvern, AR has one medical billing and coding school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. South Arkansas Community College has a total student population of 1,772. It is the 5589th highest ranked school in the USA and the 71st highest in the state of Arkansas (#1 is Harding University).
Medical Billing and Coding students from Malvern schools who go on to become medical billing and coding specialists, medical billing specialists, medical administrators, medical secretaries, 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 South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 280 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average salary of $24,410. Medical records and health information technicians in this area earn $23,880/yr and there are 120 employed.
Malvern lies in Hot Spring county, which is one of the 57 counties in Arkansas. Overall, the South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area has 128,740 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $15.12/hr average worker wage, and a $31,460 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.903 out of every 1000 jobs in Malvern are held by medical records and health information technicians, and 2.162/1000 are held by emergency medical technicians and paramedics.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, South Arkansas Community College ends up costing a student $5,743/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Malvern|
|Hot Springs||AR||-||2||23.3818||62||16.9 miles|
|Little Rock||AR||192,247||12||20.3043||243||36.2 miles|
|North Little Rock||AR||59,309||4||19.2203||72||43.2 miles|