Medical Billing in New Jersey

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Schools Offering Medical Billing Programs in New Jersey


Around 0.4% of New Jersey's graduates graduate from medical billing certificate programs every year. Thus, New Jersey's 16 medical billing schools put out approximately 804 medical billers each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Jersey with a medical billing program is Omega Institute, which is located in Merchantville. In 2010, it was ranked 59th nationwide. In 2010, 15 students graduated from Omega Institute's medical billing program.

Healthcare Training Institute, which was ranked 60th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in New Jersey that has a medical billing program. It is located in Union. 15 students graduated with certificate in medical billing from Healthcare Training Institute in 2010.

The third-ranked school in New Jersey with a medical billing program is Prism Career Institute, which is located in Cherry Hill. In 2010, it was ranked 69th nationwide. 31 students graduated with certificate in medical billing from Prism Career Institute in 2010. Students at Prism Career Institute paid $0 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

The highest tuition rates in 2010 at New Jersey medical billing schools were charged at the following schools:

The following New Jersey medical billing schools had the lowest tuition rates:

A medical billing certificate from a New Jersey school... what next?

The highest percentage of medical billing graduates in New Jersey pursue careers as a medical biller. 19,770 medical billers were working in New Jersey in 2010. In New Jersey, the largest numbers of medical billers work in the following counties:

  1. Essex County - 5,100 medical billers
  2. Middlesex County - 5,090 medical billers
  3. Burlington County - 3,080 medical billers

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of medical billers in the state of New Jersey will grow to 23,100. This would require a 6% growth in the profession.

Salary

A medical biller in New Jersey earns $35,800 per year on average. However, New Jersey medical billers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $22,690 per year to more than $53,470 per year in 2010. The counties in New Jersey with the highest average salary for a medical biller are:

  1. Essex County - $37,240 per year
  2. Mercer County - $36,870 per year
  3. Atlantic County - $35,320 per year

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

  1. Cape May County - $32,800 per year
  2. Cumberland County - $32,850 per year
  3. Middlesex County - $34,830 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional New Jersey statistics regarding a career in medical billing. Take a look and compare salaries with various 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 New Jersey

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Billing and Posting Clerks 19,770 $35,800 -3.8%
2
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 1,950 $47,050 -12.6%
 

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