Medical Billing in Alabama

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Schools Offering Medical Billing Programs in Alabama


Around 0.0% of Alabama's graduates graduate from medical billing certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 5 medical billers graduate from Alabama's 2 medical billing schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Alabama that has a medical billing program is Virginia College-Birmingham. Virginia College-Birmingham, which was ranked 73rd in the country in 2010, is located in Birmingham. In 2010, no students graduated from Virginia College-Birmingham's medical billing program. Virginia College-Birmingham charged in-state students $16,500 in tuition fees per year.

Herzing University, which is located in Birmingham, is the second-ranked school in Alabama that has a medical billing program. It received a ranking of 80th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 5 students graduated from Herzing University medical billing program. Tuition at Herzing University was $10,933 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Alabama's medical billing schools ranges from $16,500 per year to $10,933 per year. But, the average tuition is $13,717 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Alabama medical billing schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Virginia College-Birmingham - located in Birmingham, students are charged $16,500 per year
  2. Herzing University - located in Birmingham, students are charged $10,933 per year

The medical billing schools in Alabama that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Herzing University - located in Birmingham, students are charged $10,933 per year
  2. Virginia College-Birmingham - located in Birmingham, students are charged $16,500 per year

A medical billing certificate from an Alabama school... what next?

A large number of Alabama medical billing graduates become medical billers. In 2010, there were 6,850 medical billers working in Alabama. The following counties have the largest number of Alabama medical billers:

  1. Bibb County - 2,210 medical billers
  2. Mobile County - 760 medical billers
  3. Limestone County - 600 medical billers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of medical billers in Alabama will grow by 12%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 8,920 medical billers working in Alabama.

Salary

On average, medical billers earn $30,020 per year. In 2010, however, some Alabama medical billers earned as little as less than $17,640 per year or as much as more than $43,110 per year. On average a medical biller earns the most in the following Alabama counties:

  1. Bibb County - $32,650 per year
  2. Limestone County - $30,940 per year
  3. Autauga County - $30,080 per year

The following counties in Alabama have the lowest average salaries for medical billers:

  1. Chambers County - $26,810 per year
  2. Cullman County - $27,150 per year
  3. Etowah County - $27,750 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Alabama statistics regarding a career in medical billing. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as health information management or allied health.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Medical Billing in Alabama

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,042 miles from location Virginia College-Birmingham Birmingham AL 27.3402 100% 7,060
6,042 miles from location Herzing University Birmingham AL 20.2327 64% 425
 

Curious what studying Medical Billing gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Alabama

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Billing and Posting Clerks + 6,850 $30,020 -7.7%
2
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 2,820 $29,210 -2.1%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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