Mesa, AZ (population: 474,115) has one medical billing school within its city limits. Brookline College has a total student population of 379. It is the 3419th highest ranked school in the USA and the 45th highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University).
Medical Billing students from Mesa schools who go on to become medical billing specialists, medical administrators, medical secretaries, medical office assistants, 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 Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area alone, there are 2,310 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average salary of $29,600. Medical records and health information technicians in this area earn $35,850/yr and there are 2,850 employed.
Mesa lies in Maricopa county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area has 1,763,410 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $41,930 average annual salary. Thus, about 2 out of every 1000 jobs in Mesa are held by medical records and health information technicians, and 1/1000 are held by emergency medical technicians and paramedics.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brookline College ends up costing a student $17,402/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Mesa|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||36.7 miles|
|Prescott Valley||AZ||41,046||1||8.12951||6||88.8 miles|