Maine contains two schools that offer medical billing programs. Northern Maine Community College, the highest-ranking medical billing school in ME, has a total student population of 1,129 and is the 3029th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 medical billing schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northern Maine Community College comes out as the most expensive ($9,435/yr), with Central Maine Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,748/yr.
Medical Billing students from Maine 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 Maine alone, there are 1,360 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $30,210. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $31,210/yr and there are 780 employed.
Also, within the medical billing schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medical billing, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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