Charlotte, NC (population: 723,514) has one medical billing and coding school within its city limits. TechSkills-Charlotte has a total student population of 151. It is the 6307th highest ranked school in the USA and the 157th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Medical Billing and Coding students from Charlotte 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 Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord-SC area alone, there are 1,040 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average salary of $34,490. Medical records and health information technicians in this area earn $31,490/yr and there are 800 employed.
Charlotte lies in Mecklenburg county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord-SC area has 837,820 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $21.10/hr average worker wage, and a $43,890 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.949 out of every 1000 jobs in Charlotte are held by medical records and health information technicians, and 1.237/1000 are held by emergency medical technicians and paramedics.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, TechSkills-Charlotte ends up costing a student $/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Charlotte|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||21.3 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||70.4 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||71.3 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||88.7 miles|