Utah contains twelve schools that offer medical billing programs. University of Utah, the highest-ranking medical billing school in UT, has a total student population of 29,284 and is the 129th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 medical billing schools in Utah, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Utah Career College-Layton comes out as the most expensive ($21,722/yr), with Mountainland Applied Technology College as the lowest recorded at only $1,568/yr.
Medical Billing students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 1,860 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $30,800. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $30,930/yr and there are 1,800 employed.
Also, within the medical billing schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical billing, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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