New Jersey contains 21 schools that offer medical billing and coding programs. Omega Institute, the highest-ranking medical billing and coding school in NJ, has a total student population of 89 and is the 797th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 21 medical billing and coding schools in New Jersey, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sanford-Brown Institute comes out as the most expensive ($50,832/yr), with Somerset County Technology Institute as the lowest recorded at only $7,832/yr.
Medical Billing and Coding students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 7,470 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $34,950. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $45,750/yr and there are 2,090 employed.
Also, within the medical billing and coding schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medical billing and coding, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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