Texas contains 38 schools that offer medical billing programs. The College of Health Care Professions, the highest-ranking medical billing school in TX, has a total student population of 34 and is the 1548th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 38 medical billing schools in Texas, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-Dallas comes out as the most expensive ($38,765/yr), with South Texas College as the lowest recorded at only $1,317/yr.
Medical Billing students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 13,820 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $30,650. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $32,150/yr and there are 13,400 employed.
Also, within the medical billing schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medical billing, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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