Cincinnati, OH (population: 332,807) has six medical billing and coding schools within its city limits. Ross Institute of Medical and Dental Technology, the highest ranked school in the city with a medical billing and coding program, has a total student population of 79. It is the 1853rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 102nd highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Medical Billing and Coding students from Cincinnati 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 Cincinnati-Middletown-KY-IN area alone, there are 980 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average salary of $31,330. Medical records and health information technicians in this area earn $32,730/yr and there are 1,120 employed.
Cincinnati lies in Hamilton county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Cincinnati-Middletown-KY-IN area has 994,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.35/hr average worker wage, and a $42,340 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.128 out of every 1000 jobs in Cincinnati are held by medical records and health information technicians, and 0.983/1000 are held by emergency medical technicians and paramedics.
Of the 6 medical billing and coding schools in Cincinnati, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bohecker College-Cincinnati comes out as the most expensive ($21,649/yr) for medical billing and coding students, with Cincinnati State Technical and Community College as the lowest, reported at only $11,026/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Cincinnati|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||8.8 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||33.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||56.8 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||79.7 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||88.8 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||92.3 miles|