Medical Billing in Oregon

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Schools Offering Medical Billing Programs in Oregon


Around 0.2% of Oregon's graduates graduate from medical billing certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 169 medical billers graduate from Oregon's 3 medical billing schools.

Top Schools

Anthem College-Portland, which is located in Beaverton, is the top-ranked school in Oregon that has a medical billing program. It received a ranking of 72nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Anthem College-Portland graduated 64 students from its medical billing program.

Everest Institute-Tigard, which is located in Portland, is the second-ranked school in Oregon that has a medical billing program. It received a ranking of 75th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 96 students graduated from Everest Institute-Tigard medical billing program.

The third-ranked school in Oregon that has a medical billing program is Mt Hood Community College. Mt Hood Community College, which was ranked 87th in the country in 2010, is located in Gresham. Mt Hood Community College charged in-state students $3,769 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Oregon's medical billing schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $3,698 per year, though tuition can range from $11,023 per year to $3,769 per year. In 2010, the following Oregon medical billing schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Pioneer Pacific College - located in Wilsonville, students are charged $11,023 per year
  2. Mt Hood Community College - located in Gresham, students are charged $3,769 per year

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

  1. Mt Hood Community College - located in Gresham, students are charged $3,769 per year
  2. Pioneer Pacific College - located in Wilsonville, students are charged $11,023 per year

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

The highest percentage of medical billing graduates in Oregon pursue careers as a medical biller. 5,150 medical billers were working in Oregon in 2010. In Oregon, the largest numbers of medical billers work in the following counties:

  1. Clackamas County - 3,210 medical billers
  2. Baker County - 470 medical billers
  3. Marion County - 460 medical billers

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of medical billers in the state of Oregon will grow to 6,920. This would require a 15% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, medical billers earn $33,760 per year. However, Oregon medical billers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $19,030 per year to more than $50,100 per year in 2010. The counties in Oregon with the highest average salary for a medical biller are:

  1. Lane County - $34,890 per year
  2. Clackamas County - $34,770 per year
  3. Linn County - $34,250 per year

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

  1. Benton County - $29,930 per year
  2. Baker County - $30,160 per year
  3. Douglas County - $30,240 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Oregon 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 Oregon

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,750 miles from location Mt Hood Community College Gresham OR 12.9715 n/a 8,897
7,769 miles from location Anthem College-Portland Beaverton OR 27.5128 n/a 567
7,769 miles from location Everest Institute-Tigard Portland OR 24.8271 100% 329
 

Curious what studying Medical Billing gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Billing and Posting Clerks + 5,150 $33,760 -4.8%
2
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 2,680 $35,970 15.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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