Melbourne, FL (population: 77,650) has one medical billing and coding school within its city limits. Everest University-Melbourne has a total student population of 896. It is the 4156th highest ranked school in the USA and the 224th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Medical Billing and Coding students from Melbourne 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 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville area alone, there are 250 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average salary of $30,850. Medical records and health information technicians in this area earn $33,380/yr and there are 470 employed.
Melbourne lies in Brevard county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville area has 195,130 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $42,530 average annual salary. Thus, about 2 out of every 1000 jobs in Melbourne 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, Everest University-Melbourne ends up costing a student $17,984/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Melbourne|
|Winter Park||FL||-||6||33.3306||155||54.4 miles|
|Port Saint Lucie||FL||163,859||0||-||0||60.1 miles|
|Lake Mary||FL||-||1||18.3465||21||60.9 miles|
|South Daytona||FL||-||1||30.9321||7||76.3 miles|
|Daytona Beach||FL||63,815||4||31.0595||184||78.7 miles|
|West Palm Beach||FL||99,706||6||33.5336||149||99.1 miles|
|Saint Leo||FL||-||1||24.1963||100||99.9 miles|