Oregon contains eight schools that offer medical billing programs. Anthem College-Portland, the highest-ranking medical billing school in OR, has a total student population of 567 and is the 2448th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 medical billing schools in Oregon, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Anthem College-Portland comes out as the most expensive ($25,416/yr), with Umpqua Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,726/yr.
Medical Billing students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 2,360 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $43,220. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $34,970/yr and there are 2,770 employed.
Also, within the medical billing schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medical billing, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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