California contains 76 schools that offer medical billing and coding programs. University of California-Davis, the highest-ranking medical billing and coding school in CA, has a total student population of 31,247 and is the 41st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 76 medical billing and coding schools in California, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan College-San Diego comes out as the most expensive ($68,300/yr), with Martinez Adult Education as the lowest recorded at only $5,888/yr.
Medical Billing and Coding students from California 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 California alone, there are 14,790 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $35,090. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $38,550/yr and there are 15,180 employed.
Also, within the medical billing and coding schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical billing and coding, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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