Annapolis, MD has twenty-two medical billing and coding schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Drexel University, the highest ranked school in this group with a medical billing and coding program, has a total student population of 22,493. It is the 108th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania).
Medical Billing and Coding students from Annapolis 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 Baltimore-Towson area alone, there are 1,820 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average salary of $40,190. Medical records and health information technicians in this area earn $39,360/yr and there are 1,450 employed.
Annapolis lies in Anne Arundel county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Baltimore-Towson area has 1,259,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.151 out of every 1000 jobs in Annapolis are held by medical records and health information technicians, and 1.445/1000 are held by emergency medical technicians and paramedics.
Of the 22 medical billing and coding schools with a 100-mile radius of Annapolis, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-McLean comes out as the most expensive ($43,158/yr) for medical billing and coding students, with Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington as the lowest, reported at only $4,849/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Annapolis|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||23.7 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||27.1 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||27.7 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||32.5 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||34.0 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||34.2 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||37.1 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||40.0 miles|