Grants Pass, OR has one medical billing and coding school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Umpqua Community College has a total student population of 3,209. It is the 5684th highest ranked school in the USA and the 70th highest in the state of Oregon (#1 is Reed College).
Medical Billing and Coding students from Grants Pass 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.
Grants Pass lies in Josephine county, which is one of the 16 counties in Oregon. Overall, the Southern Oregon nonmetropolitan area has 58,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $17.17/hr average worker wage, and a $35,710 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Umpqua Community College ends up costing a student $6,726/yr.