Tucson, AZ (population: 551,067) has one medical billing and coding school within its city limits. Brookline College has a total student population of 420. It is the 3813th highest ranked school in the USA and the 53rd highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University).
Medical Billing and Coding students from Tucson 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 Tucson area alone, there are 350 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average salary of $33,800. Medical records and health information technicians in this area earn $27,240/yr and there are 730 employed.
Tucson lies in Pima county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Tucson area has 362,000 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $40,870 average annual salary. Thus, about 2 out of every 1000 jobs in Tucson are held by medical records and health information technicians, and 1/1000 are held by emergency medical technicians and paramedics.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brookline College ends up costing a student $15,554/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tucson|
|Sierra Vista||AZ||44,234||0||-||0||55.0 miles|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||68.8 miles|