Georgia contains 33 schools that offer medical billing programs. Everest Institute-Dekalb, the highest-ranking medical billing school in GA, has a total student population of 1,460 and is the 2219th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 33 medical billing schools in Georgia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Omnitech Institute comes out as the most expensive ($44,240/yr), with Middle Georgia Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $2,582/yr.
Medical Billing students from Georgia 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 Georgia alone, there are 7,380 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $31,580. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $29,790/yr and there are 4,330 employed.
Also, within the medical billing schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from medical billing, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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