Maryland contains five schools that offer medical billing programs. All-State Career School, the highest-ranking medical billing school in MD, has a total student population of 984 and is the 1271st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 medical billing schools in Maryland, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan College comes out as the most expensive ($24,596/yr), with The Community College of Baltimore County as the lowest recorded at only $5,035/yr.
Medical Billing students from Maryland 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 Maryland alone, there are 3,900 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $41,150. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $39,330/yr and there are 2,580 employed.
Also, within the medical billing schools in Maryland, the average student population is 3,835 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical billing, there are 2792 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,442 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,052, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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