Denver, CO (population: 609,651) has one medical billing school within its city limits. Pima Medical Institute has a total student population of 1,082. It is the 2737th highest ranked school in the USA and the 28th highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College).
Medical Billing students from Denver 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 Denver-Aurora area alone, there are 1,520 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average salary of $38,020. Medical records and health information technicians in this area earn $39,440/yr and there are 1,450 employed.
Denver lies in Denver county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Denver-Aurora area has 1,218,790 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $23/hr average worker wage, and a $48,560 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in Denver 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, Pima Medical Institute ends up costing a student $15,966/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Denver|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||6.9 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||11.4 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||16.1 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||16.2 miles|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||27.0 miles|
|Fort Collins||CO||141,921||5||27.6422||154||55.7 miles|
|Colorado Springs||CO||388,306||17||23.417||343||63.2 miles|