Cleveland, OH (population: 424,526) has three medical billing schools within its city limits. Academy of Court Reporting-Cleveland, the highest ranked school in the city with a medical billing program, has a total student population of 419. It is the 1079th highest ranked school in the USA and the 60th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Medical Billing students from Cleveland 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 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor area alone, there are 1,920 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average salary of $32,200. Medical records and health information technicians in this area earn $35,040/yr and there are 1,320 employed.
Cleveland lies in Cuyahoga county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor area has 1,003,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $20.16/hr average worker wage, and a $41,930 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.320 out of every 1000 jobs in Cleveland are held by medical records and health information technicians, and 1.915/1000 are held by emergency medical technicians and paramedics.
Of the 3 medical billing schools in Cleveland, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Academy of Court Reporting-Cleveland comes out as the most expensive ($10,914/yr) for medical billing students, with Cuyahoga Community College District as the lowest, reported at only $5,343/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Cleveland|
|Cleveland Heights||OH||44,848||1||34.6777||3||6.6 miles|
|Warrensville Heights||OH||-||1||16.9884||13||8.6 miles|
|Highland Heights||OH||-||2||31.299||116||11.6 miles|
|North Olmsted||OH||-||1||26.1035||13||13.4 miles|
|Cuyahoga Falls||OH||51,250||1||27.2194||16||23.0 miles|
|North Canton||OH||-||2||20.0373||113||44.2 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||69.6 miles|
|New Wilmington||PA||-||1||66.0236||69||74.2 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||93.5 miles|
|Clinton Township||MI||-||2||7.68254||63||99.6 miles|