East Hartford, CT (population: 51,288) has one medical billing school within its city limits. Goodwin College has a total student population of 2,083. It is the 5064th highest ranked school in the USA and the 68th highest in the state of Connecticut (#1 is Wesleyan University).
Medical Billing students from East Hartford 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 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area alone, there are 750 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average salary of $34,790. Medical records and health information technicians in this area earn $36,150/yr and there are 660 employed.
East Hartford lies in Hartford county, which is one of the 8 counties in Connecticut. Overall, the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area has 562,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $25/hr average worker wage, and a $51,520 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in East Hartford 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, Goodwin College ends up costing a student $20,165/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from East Hartford|
|East Windsor||CT||-||1||6.26683||12||11.3 miles|
|North Haven||CT||-||1||35.1029||2||28.4 miles|
|Old Lyme||CT||-||1||63.6175||6||34.2 miles|
|New Haven||CT||123,302||4||21.032||186||34.8 miles|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||65.1 miles|
|Hyde Park||NY||-||1||37.5099||6||66.5 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||68.0 miles|