Omaha, NE (population: 449,283) has one medical billing and coding school within its city limits. Omaha School of Massage Therapy has a total student population of 104. It is the 780th highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Nebraska (#1 is University of Nebraska at Kearney).
Medical Billing and Coding students from Omaha 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 Omaha-Council Bluffs-IA area alone, there are 110 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average salary of $31,300. Medical records and health information technicians in this area earn $34,610/yr and there are 900 employed.
Omaha lies in Douglas county, which is one of the 40 counties in Nebraska. Overall, the Omaha-Council Bluffs-IA area has 452,130 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $19.23/hr average worker wage, and a $40,000 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.998 out of every 1000 jobs in Omaha are held by medical records and health information technicians, and 0.254/1000 are held by emergency medical technicians and paramedics.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Omaha School of Massage Therapy ends up costing a student $14,010/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Omaha|
|Council Bluffs||IA||59,918||3||15.2545||57||7.9 miles|
|Sioux City||IA||83,250||6||24.3659||219||88.0 miles|