Missouri contains fourteen schools that offer medical billing and coding programs. St Louis College of Health Careers, the highest-ranking medical billing and coding school in MO, has a total student population of 200 and is the 1384th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 medical billing and coding schools in Missouri, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Allied College North comes out as the most expensive ($45,104/yr), with Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park as the lowest recorded at only $7,837/yr.
Medical Billing and Coding students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 8,400 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $32,630. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $31,630/yr and there are 4,050 employed.
Also, within the medical billing and coding schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medical billing and coding, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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