Medical Billing in Colorado

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Schools Offering Medical Billing Programs in Colorado


Each year, approximately 0.7% of Colorado graduates receive certificates in medical billing. That means an estimated 1,050 medical billers graduate from Colorado's 5 medical billing schools each year.

Top Schools

Kaplan College-Denver, which is located in Denver, is the top-ranked school in Colorado that has a medical billing program. It received a ranking of 72nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Kaplan College-Denver graduated 70 students from its medical billing program.

Everest College-Colorado Springs, which was ranked 74th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Colorado that has a medical billing program. It is located in Colorado Springs. In 2010, Everest College-Colorado Springs graduated 3 students from its medical billing program. The tuition rate at Everest College-Colorado Springs was $14,271 per year.

The third-ranked school in Colorado with a medical billing program is Everest College-Aurora, which is located in Aurora. In 2010, it was ranked 77th nationwide. 39 students graduated with certificate in medical billing from Everest College-Aurora in 2010. Students at Everest College-Aurora paid $14,759 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Medical billing schools in Colorado, charge students an average tuition of $8,138 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $14,759 per year, or as little as $11,660 per year. The Colorado medical billing schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Everest College-Aurora - located in Aurora, students are charged $14,759 per year
  2. Everest College-Colorado Springs - located in Colorado Springs, students are charged $14,271 per year
  3. Colorado Technical University Online - located in Colorado Springs, students are charged $11,660 per year

The following Colorado medical billing schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Colorado Technical University Online - located in Colorado Springs, students are charged $11,660 per year
  2. Everest College-Colorado Springs - located in Colorado Springs, students are charged $14,271 per year
  3. Everest College-Aurora - located in Aurora, students are charged $14,759 per year

A medical billing certificate from a Colorado school... what next?

The highest percentage of medical billing graduates in Colorado pursue careers as a medical biller. If you decide to work as a medical biller in Colorado, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 5,590 Colorado medical billers as of 2010. The largest populations of Colorado medical billers are working in the following counties:

  1. Adams County - 3,300 medical billers
  2. El Paso County - 520 medical billers
  3. Larimer County - 360 medical billers

Salary

A medical biller in Colorado earns $35,010 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Colorado medical billers earned as little as less than $20,130 per year or as much as more than $54,200 per year. A medical biller in the following Colorado counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Eagle County - $40,680 per year
  2. Adams County - $36,330 per year
  3. Boulder County - $33,510 per year

The Colorado counties with the lowest average salary for medical billers are:

  1. Alamosa County - $27,590 per year
  2. Chaffee County - $28,400 per year
  3. Pueblo County - $32,910 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in medical billing in Colorado and to compare salaries with various related fields such as health information management or allied health, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Medical Billing in Colorado
  • Certificate in Medical Billing in Colorado

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,020 miles from location Colorado Technical University Online Colorado Springs CO 16.0328 100% 30,924
7,016 miles from location Everest College-Colorado Springs Colorado Springs CO 25.5281 100% 790
7,010 miles from location Everest College-Aurora Aurora CO 22.6608 92% 704
7,010 miles from location Anthem College-Denver Aurora CO 20.874 n/a 352
7,017 miles from location Kaplan College-Denver Denver CO 28.4145 n/a 321
 

Curious what studying Medical Billing gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Billing and Posting Clerks + 5,590 $35,010 -30.6%
2
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 2,780 $38,530 -2.8%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are medical billing related jobs in Colorado