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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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,621 miles from location Kaplan College-Pembroke Pines Hollywood FL n/a n/a n/a
5,618 miles from location Dade Medical College Hollywood FL n/a n/a n/a
5,722 miles from location Kaplan College-Jacksonville Jacksonville FL n/a n/a n/a
5,631 miles from location Dade Medical College Homestead FL n/a n/a n/a
5,758 miles from location Everest University-Brandon Tampa FL 21.5735 100% 9,886
5,707 miles from location Everest University-South Orlando Orlando FL 18.4005 58% 7,799
5,900 miles from location United Education Institute Jacksonville FL 23.1567 71% 1,793
5,616 miles from location Sheridan Technical Center Hollywood FL 20.2387 n/a 1,778
5,767 miles from location Everest University-Tampa Tampa FL 21.7251 100% 1,756
5,691 miles from location Florida Technical College Orlando FL 18.9982 n/a 1,636
5,702 miles from location Everest University-North Orlando Orlando FL 20.0831 100% 1,609
5,718 miles from location Everest University-Jacksonville Jacksonville FL 18.6584 100% 1,279
5,785 miles from location Everest University-Largo Largo FL 20.4851 100% 1,096
5,702 miles from location Southern Technical College Orlando FL 35.3284 100% 982
5,616 miles from location Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center Miami FL 9.39147 n/a 906
5,720 miles from location Sanford-Brown Institute Jacksonville FL 21.8357 n/a 875
5,763 miles from location D G Erwin Technical Center Tampa FL 26.2479 n/a 810
5,699 miles from location Anthem College-Orlando Orlando FL 16.6267 n/a 609
5,751 miles from location Marion County Community Technical and Adult Education Center Ocala FL 27.8431 100% 540
5,729 miles from location Fortis College Orange Park FL 26.9697 n/a 514
5,764 miles from location Sarasota County Technical Institute Sarasota FL 33.611 n/a 471
5,760 miles from location Meridian Career Institute Sarasota FL 22.188 n/a 384
5,724 miles from location Fortis Institute Jacksonville FL 30.2916 n/a 371
5,700 miles from location Lincoln Technical Institute Casselberry FL 28.6542 n/a 335
5,782 miles from location Lincoln Technical Institute Casselberry FL n/a n/a 161
5,619 miles from location Saber Miami FL 36.3402 n/a 112
5,781 miles from location Fortis College Largo FL 17.9267 n/a 100
5,618 miles from location Dade Medical College Miami FL 32.6082 n/a 99
5,615 miles from location Coral Ridge Nurses Assistant Training School Inc Fort Lauderdale FL 31.5767 n/a 29
 

Curious what studying Medical Billing gets you?

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

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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