New Mexico contains two schools that offer medical billing programs. Pima Medical Institute, the highest-ranking medical billing school in NM, has a total student population of 1,003 and is the 2978th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 medical billing schools in New Mexico, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pima Medical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($11,907/yr), with New Mexico State University-Dona Ana as the lowest recorded at only $5,430/yr.
Medical Billing students from New Mexico 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 New Mexico alone, there are 950 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $30,330. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $30,890/yr and there are 1,020 employed.
Also, within the medical billing schools in New Mexico, the average student population is 2,774 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical billing, there are 1598 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,262 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,963, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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