Nebraska contains two schools that offer medical billing programs. Omaha School of Massage Therapy, the highest-ranking medical billing school in NE, has a total student population of 104 and is the 780th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 medical billing schools in Nebraska, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Omaha School of Massage Therapy comes out as the most expensive ($14,010/yr), with Northeast Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,671/yr.
Medical Billing students from Nebraska 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 Nebraska alone, there are employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $27,560. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $32,180/yr and there are 1,810 employed.
Also, within the medical billing schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from medical billing, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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