Medical Billing in Florida

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Schools Offering Medical Billing Programs in Florida


Around 0.2% of Florida's graduates graduate from medical billing certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 898 medical billers graduate from Florida's 29 medical billing schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Florida that has a medical billing program is Saber. Saber, which was ranked 64th in the country in 2010, is located in Miami. In 2010, Saber graduated no students from its medical billing program.

Southern Technical College, which was ranked 65th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Florida that has a medical billing program. It is located in Orlando. In 2010, 2 students graduated from Southern Technical College medical billing program.

The third-ranked school in Florida that has a medical billing program is Sarasota County Technical Institute. Sarasota County Technical Institute, which was ranked 66th in the country in 2010, is located in Sarasota. The tuition rate at Sarasota County Technical Institute was $0 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Florida's medical billing schools ranges from $19,104 per year to $2,484 per year. But, the average tuition is $4,169 per year. In 2010, the medical billing schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Florida were:

  1. Everest University-Largo - located in Largo, students are charged $19,104 per year
  2. Everest University-Brandon - located in Tampa, students are charged $14,328 per year
  3. Everest University-Tampa - located in Tampa, students are charged $14,328 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Florida medical billing schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. D G Erwin Technical Center - located in Tampa, students are charged $2,484 per year
  2. Sanford-Brown Institute - located in Jacksonville, students are charged $11,000 per year
  3. Everest University-Tampa - located in Tampa, students are charged $14,328 per year

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

The highest percentage of medical billing graduates in Florida pursue careers as a medical biller. In 2010, there were 21,150 medical billers working in Florida. The largest populations of Florida medical billers are working in the following counties:

  1. Hernando County - 3,630 medical billers
  2. Miami-Dade County - 3,380 medical billers
  3. Lake County - 2,740 medical billers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of medical billers is expected to grow by 11% by 2018. There are projected to be 26,210 medical billers working in the Florida then.

Salary

A medical biller in Florida makes an average of $31,200 per year. In 2010, however, some Florida medical billers earned as little as less than $16,630 per year or as much as more than $48,620 per year. The following counties in Florida have the highest average salaries for medical billers:

  1. Palm Beach County - $33,530 per year
  2. Lake County - $33,400 per year
  3. Martin County - $33,260 per year

On average, medical billers earns the least in the following Florida counties:

  1. Flagler County - $24,180 per year
  2. Calhoun County - $26,920 per year
  3. Okaloosa County - $27,170 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in medical billing in Florida 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 Florida
  • Certificate in Medical Billing in Florida

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Billing and Posting Clerks 21,150 $31,200 -29.5%
2
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 10,880 $33,860 20.8%
 

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