Medical Billing in Ohio

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Schools Offering Medical Billing Programs in Ohio


Each year, roughly 0.2% of Ohio students graduate with certificates in medical billing. Thus, Ohio's 24 medical billing schools put out approximately 724 medical billers each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Ohio that has a medical billing program is Canton City Schools Adult Community Education. Canton City Schools Adult Community Education, which was ranked 58th in the country in 2010, is located in Canton. 18 students graduated with a certificate in medical billing from Canton City Schools Adult Community Education in 2010.

Fortis College-Columbus, which is located in Westerville, is the second-ranked school in Ohio that has a medical billing program. It received a ranking of 58th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Fortis College-Columbus graduated 41 students from its medical billing program. Students at Fortis College-Columbus paid $12,919 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Ohio that has a medical billing program is Sandusky Career Center. Sandusky Career Center, which was ranked 67th in the country in 2010, is located in Sandusky. 9 students graduated with certificate in medical billing from Sandusky Career Center in 2010. Students at Sandusky Career Center paid $0 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Ohio medical billing school, average tuition will be $7,300 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,790 per year to $24,075 per year. The Ohio medical billing schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Sanford-Brown College - located in Cleveland, students are charged $24,075 per year
  2. Southwestern College - located in Cincinnati, students are charged $16,300 per year
  3. Daymar College - located in Chillicothe, students are charged $15,215 per year

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

  1. Eastern Gateway Community College - located in Steubenville, students are charged $2,790 per year
  2. Southern State Community College - located in Hillsboro, students are charged $3,633 per year
  3. Owens Community College - located in Perrysburg, students are charged $3,749 per year

A medical billing certificate from an Ohio school... what next?

Most people who graduate from medical billing school in Ohio go on to work as a medical biller. If you decide to work as a medical biller in Ohio, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 22,400 Ohio medical billers as of 2010. In Ohio, the largest numbers of medical billers work in the following counties:

  1. Delaware County - 4,530 medical billers
  2. Dearborn County - 4,220 medical billers
  3. Cuyahoga County - 3,990 medical billers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of medical billers in Ohio will grow by 10%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 26,390 medical billers working in Ohio.

Salary

On average, medical billers earn $30,970 per year. However, Ohio medical billers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,930 per year to more than $44,810 per year in 2010. On average a medical biller earns the most in the following Ohio counties:

  1. Dearborn County - $33,080 per year
  2. Fulton County - $32,190 per year
  3. Erie County - $32,050 per year

The Ohio counties with the lowest average salary for medical billers are:

  1. Jefferson County - $24,170 per year
  2. Ashland County - $27,670 per year
  3. Coshocton County - $27,720 per year

More Information

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Billing and Posting Clerks 22,400 $30,970 -9.0%
2
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 6,510 $32,070 0.2%
 

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