Florida contains 59 schools that offer medical billing and coding programs. Nova Southeastern University, the highest-ranking medical billing and coding school in FL, has a total student population of 29,153 and is the 494th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 59 medical billing and coding schools in Florida, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest Institute-Kendall comes out as the most expensive ($38,735/yr), with Sarasota County Technical Institute as the lowest recorded at only $2,150/yr.
Medical Billing and Coding students from Florida 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 Florida alone, there are 9,000 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $31,900. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $32,130/yr and there are 10,420 employed.
Also, within the medical billing and coding schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical billing and coding, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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