Farmington Hills, MI (population: 78,114) has thirty-five medical billing and coding schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Ross Medical Education Center-Brighton, the highest ranked school in this group with a medical billing and coding program, has a total student population of 98. It is the 1281st highest ranked school in the USA and the 18th highest in the state of Michigan (#1 is Kalamazoo College).
Medical Billing and Coding students from Farmington Hills 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 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills Metropolitan area alone, there are 1,610 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average salary of $33,190. Medical records and health information technicians in this area earn $33,470/yr and there are 1,120 employed.
Farmington Hills lies in Oakland county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills Metropolitan area has 1,060,520 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $22.33/hr average worker wage, and a $46,440 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.056 out of every 1000 jobs in Farmington Hills are held by medical records and health information technicians, and 1.516/1000 are held by emergency medical technicians and paramedics.
Of the 35 medical billing and coding schools with a 100-mile radius of Farmington Hills, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dorsey Business Schools comes out as the most expensive ($24,041/yr) for medical billing and coding students, with Wayne County Community College District as the lowest, reported at only $3,274/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Farmington Hills|
|West Bloomfield Township||MI||71,474||0||-||0||5.5 miles|
|Bloomfield Township||MI||41,179||0||-||0||8.4 miles|
|Royal Oak||MI||56,742||1||28.1635||4||11.8 miles|
|Dearborn Heights||MI||49,619||0||-||0||12.4 miles|
|Madison Heights||MI||-||2||27.3656||17||14.0 miles|
|Auburn Hills||MI||-||2||5.8467||61||15.6 miles|
|Rochester Hills||MI||68,883||1||23.9536||51||16.8 miles|
|Sterling Heights||MI||127,075||1||28.9156||3||18.9 miles|
|Ann Arbor||MI||113,880||5||27.5859||183||23.0 miles|
|Clinton Township||MI||-||2||7.68254||63||24.4 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||25.0 miles|
|East Lansing||MI||45,575||2||19.4594||4||58.6 miles|
|Port Huron||MI||-||5||17.4204||129||58.8 miles|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||63.1 miles|