Massachusetts contains nine schools that offer medical billing programs. Millennium Training Institute, the highest-ranking medical billing school in MA, has a total student population of 153 and is the 2000th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 medical billing schools in Massachusetts, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Fisher College comes out as the most expensive ($23,222/yr), with Massasoit Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,610/yr.
Medical Billing students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 6,310 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $37,070. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $39,310/yr and there are 5,800 employed.
Also, within the medical billing schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from medical billing, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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