Wisconsin contains seventeen schools that offer medical billing programs. Southwest Wisconsin Technical College, the highest-ranking medical billing school in WI, has a total student population of 3,421 and is the 2432nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 medical billing schools in Wisconsin, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, High-Tech Institute-Brookfield comes out as the most expensive ($45,072/yr), with Northcentral Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,568/yr.
Medical Billing students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 5,720 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $29,060. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $35,300/yr and there are 3,830 employed.
Also, within the medical billing schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medical billing, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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