Everett, WA (population: 99,092) has two medical billing and coding schools within its city limits. Everest College-Everett, the highest ranked school in the city with a medical billing and coding program, has a total student population of 836. It is the 1415th highest ranked school in the USA and the 28th highest in the state of Washington (#1 is University of Washington-Seattle Campus).
Medical Billing and Coding students from Everett 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 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area alone, there are 1,640 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average salary of $42,180. Medical records and health information technicians in this area earn $40,040/yr and there are 1,830 employed.
Everett lies in Snohomish county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area has 1,404,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $25.60/hr average worker wage, and a $53,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.306 out of every 1000 jobs in Everett are held by medical records and health information technicians, and 1.166/1000 are held by emergency medical technicians and paramedics.
Of the 2 medical billing and coding schools in Everett, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-Everett comes out as the most expensive ($19,064/yr) for medical billing and coding students, with Everett Community College as the lowest, reported at only $7,119/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Everett|
|Federal Way||WA||84,659||2||22.1387||18||45.4 miles|
|South Hill||WA||63,243||0||-||0||56.8 miles|