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Schools Offering Medical Billing Programs in Maryland


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Maryland receive medical billing certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 301 medical billers graduate from Maryland's 8 medical billing schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maryland with a medical billing program is American Career Institute, which is located in Silver Spring. In 2010, it was ranked 61st nationwide. no students graduated with a certificate in medical billing from American Career Institute in 2010.

Sanford-Brown Institute, which is located in Hyattsville, is the second-ranked school in Maryland that has a medical billing program. It received a ranking of 74th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 112 students graduated from Sanford-Brown Institute medical billing program.

TESST College of Technology-Beltsville, which was ranked 74th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Maryland that has a medical billing program. It is located in Beltsville. 54 students graduated with certificate in medical billing from TESST College of Technology-Beltsville in 2010. TESST College of Technology-Beltsville charged in-state students $0 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Medical billing schools in Maryland, charge students an average tuition of $2,517 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $15,103 per year, or as little as $15,103 per year. In 2010, the following Maryland medical billing schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus - located in Hagerstown, students are charged $15,103 per year

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

  1. Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus - located in Hagerstown, students are charged $15,103 per year

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

Most people who graduate from medical billing school in Maryland go on to work as a medical biller. Maryland had 8,240 medical billers in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Maryland medical billers:

  1. Anne Arundel County - 4,360 medical billers
  2. Frederick County - 1,870 medical billers
  3. Washington County - 450 medical billers

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 9,600 medical billers will be working in Maryland state. This would require the number of medical billers to grow by 12%.

Salary

On average, a medical biller earns a salary of $36,390 per year in Maryland state. However, this number is only an average. medical billers in Maryland had varying salaries from $21,600 to $55,100 per year in 2010. On average a medical biller earns the most in the following Maryland counties:

  1. Frederick County - $40,170 per year
  2. St. Mary's County - $37,550 per year
  3. Anne Arundel County - $36,030 per year

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

  1. Washington County - $30,350 per year
  2. Allegany County - $31,120 per year
  3. Somerset County - $31,180 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in medical billing in Maryland 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.

  • Certificate in Medical Billing in Maryland

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,511 miles from location American Career Institute Baltimore MD n/a n/a n/a
5,520 miles from location American Career Institute Columbia MD n/a n/a n/a
5,573 miles from location Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus Hagerstown MD 21.144 n/a 1,112
5,513 miles from location TESST College of Technology-Baltimore Halethorpe MD 18.9976 n/a 1,049
5,521 miles from location Sanford-Brown Institute Hyattsville MD 25.8233 100% 962
5,524 miles from location TESST College of Technology-Beltsville Beltsville MD 24.3697 n/a 744
5,510 miles from location TESST College of Technology-Towson Towson MD 19.5512 n/a 485
5,531 miles from location American Career Institute Silver Spring MD 39.0691 100% 219
 

Curious what studying Medical Billing gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Billing and Posting Clerks + 8,240 $36,390 11.5%
2
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 3,130 $40,930 26.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are medical billing related jobs in Maryland