Oklahoma City, OK (population: 564,147) has one medical billing and coding school within its city limits. Vatterott College has a total student population of 410. It is the 3491st highest ranked school in the USA and the 83rd highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Medical Billing and Coding students from Oklahoma City 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 Oklahoma City area alone, there are 590 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average salary of $28,490. Medical records and health information technicians in this area earn $32,300/yr and there are 1,280 employed.
Oklahoma City lies in Oklahoma county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Oklahoma City area has 564,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.31/hr average worker wage, and a $38,090 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.265 out of every 1000 jobs in Oklahoma City are held by medical records and health information technicians, and 1.047/1000 are held by emergency medical technicians and paramedics.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Vatterott College ends up costing a student $15,787/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oklahoma City|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||7.9 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||25.4 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||88.8 miles|