Medical Billing in Georgia

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Schools Offering Medical Billing Programs in Georgia


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Georgia graduates receive certificates in medical billing. In other words, every year an estimated 289 medical billers graduate from Georgia's 9 medical billing schools.

Top Schools

Everest Institute-Jonesboro, which was ranked 76th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a medical billing program. It is located in Jonesboro. In 2010, Everest Institute-Jonesboro graduated 125 students from its medical billing program.

South Georgia Technical College, which was ranked 78th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a medical billing program. It is located in Americus. In 2010, 8 students graduated from South Georgia Technical College medical billing program. The tuition rate at South Georgia Technical College was $2,340 per year.

The third-ranked school in Georgia with a medical billing program is Laurus Technical Institute, which is located in Decatur. In 2010, it was ranked 81st nationwide. In 2010, 53 students graduated from Laurus Technical Institute medical billing program. Students at Laurus Technical Institute paid $0 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Georgia medical billing school, average tuition will be $1,438 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,268 per year to $2,355 per year. The Georgia medical billing schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. West Georgia Technical College - located in Waco, students are charged $2,355 per year
  2. South Georgia Technical College - located in Americus, students are charged $2,340 per year
  3. Atlanta Technical College - located in Atlanta, students are charged $2,271 per year

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

  1. Middle Georgia Technical College - located in Warner Robins, students are charged $2,268 per year
  2. Savannah Technical College - located in Savannah, students are charged $2,268 per year
  3. Atlanta Technical College - located in Atlanta, students are charged $2,271 per year

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

Most people who graduate from medical billing school in Georgia go on to work as a medical biller. In 2010, there were 14,760 medical billers working in Georgia. The largest populations of Georgia medical billers are working in the following counties:

  1. Barrow County - 8,400 medical billers
  2. Appling County - 720 medical billers
  3. Bryan County - 700 medical billers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of medical billers is expected to grow by 10% by 2018. There are projected to be 18,380 medical billers working in the Georgia then.

Salary

A medical biller in Georgia makes an average of $32,540 per year. However, Georgia medical billers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,850 per year to more than $48,350 per year in 2010. The counties in Georgia with the highest average salary for a medical biller are:

  1. Barrow County - $35,120 per year
  2. Bryan County - $32,600 per year
  3. Clarke County - $30,830 per year

A medical biller in the following counties in Georgia make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Baker County - $25,690 per year
  2. Appling County - $26,410 per year
  3. Banks County - $26,730 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Georgia statistics regarding a career in medical billing and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as health information management or allied health.

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

  • Certificate in Medical Billing in Georgia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,901 miles from location Anthem College-Atlanta Atlanta GA n/a n/a n/a
5,948 miles from location West Georgia Technical College Waco GA 14.9188 n/a 7,313
5,704 miles from location Savannah Technical College Savannah GA 13.7948 n/a 5,483
5,903 miles from location Atlanta Technical College Atlanta GA 12.0104 n/a 4,740
5,856 miles from location Middle Georgia Technical College Warner Robins GA 18.4993 n/a 3,543
5,887 miles from location South Georgia Technical College Americus GA 22.0327 n/a 2,562
5,901 miles from location Everest Institute-Jonesboro Jonesboro GA 24.4204 100% 1,243
5,908 miles from location Lincoln College of Technology Marietta GA 16.6114 n/a 580
5,897 miles from location Laurus Technical Institute Decatur GA 18.5941 n/a 506
 

Curious what studying Medical Billing gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Billing and Posting Clerks + 14,760 $32,540 -2.0%
2
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 4,640 $32,250 15.4%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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