Medical Billing in Texas

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Schools Offering Medical Billing Programs in Texas


Around 0.1% of Texas's graduates graduate from medical billing certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 638 medical billers graduate from Texas' 19 medical billing schools each year.

Top Schools

Southern Careers Institute Inc-San Antonio, which is located in San Antonio, is the top-ranked school in Texas that has a medical billing program. It received a ranking of 68th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Southern Careers Institute Inc-San Antonio graduated 17 students from its medical billing program.

CET-El Paso, which is located in El Paso, is the second-ranked school in Texas that has a medical billing program. It received a ranking of 68th in the country in 2010. 1 students graduated with certificate in medical billing from CET-El Paso in 2010.

The third-ranked school in Texas that has a medical billing program is Southern Careers Institute Inc-Austin. Southern Careers Institute Inc-Austin, which was ranked 69th in the country in 2010, is located in Austin. 10 students graduated with certificate in medical billing from Southern Careers Institute Inc-Austin in 2010. The tuition rate at Southern Careers Institute Inc-Austin was $0 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Texas medical billing school, average tuition will be $2,727 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $13,068 per year to $15,306 per year. In 2010, the medical billing schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Texas were:

  1. Sanford-Brown College - located in Dallas, students are charged $15,306 per year
  2. Everest College-Fort Worth - located in Fort Worth, students are charged $15,263 per year
  3. Sanford-Brown College - located in San Antonio, students are charged $13,068 per year

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

  1. Sanford-Brown College - located in San Antonio, students are charged $13,068 per year
  2. Everest College-Fort Worth - located in Fort Worth, students are charged $15,263 per year
  3. Sanford-Brown College - located in Dallas, students are charged $15,306 per year

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

Most people who graduate from medical billing school in Texas go on to work as a medical biller. Texas had 41,680 medical billers in 2010. The largest populations of Texas medical billers are working in the following counties:

  1. Austin County - 11,130 medical billers
  2. Collin County - 9,020 medical billers
  3. Atascosa County - 4,050 medical billers

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 48,810 medical billers will be working in Texas state. This would require the number of medical billers to grow by 19%.

Salary

On average, medical billers earn $31,560 per year. But, salaries for medical billers can vary. In 2010, medical billers made as little as less than $16,200 per year or as much as more than $56,050 per year in Texas. On average a medical biller earns the most in the following Texas counties:

  1. Austin County - $34,480 per year
  2. Collin County - $34,130 per year
  3. Bastrop County - $33,570 per year

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

  1. Brewster County - $23,360 per year
  2. Callahan County - $24,860 per year
  3. Hidalgo County - $24,890 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Texas 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 Texas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,651 miles from location Everest College-Forth Worth South Fort Worth TX n/a n/a n/a
6,701 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-Harlingen Harlingen TX n/a n/a n/a
6,691 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-Brownsville Brownsville TX n/a n/a n/a
6,558 miles from location Everest Institute-Bissonnet Houston TX 23.7427 100% 1,331
6,624 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Dallas TX 25.6695 100% 1,183
6,737 miles from location Kaplan College-San Antonio San Antonio TX 23.4886 n/a 1,058
6,649 miles from location Everest College-Fort Worth Fort Worth TX 24.6255 97% 939
6,631 miles from location High-Tech Institute-Dallas Irving TX 22.2591 n/a 746
6,805 miles from location Kaplan College-Laredo Laredo TX 21.169 n/a 380
6,743 miles from location Lamson Institute San Antonio TX n/a n/a 353
6,733 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-Pharr Pharr TX 31.0738 88% 245
6,676 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi TX 31.2079 90% 230
6,688 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-Austin Austin TX 31.2905 93% 226
6,740 miles from location Sanford-Brown College San Antonio TX n/a n/a 221
6,948 miles from location American Commercial College-Odessa Odessa TX 11.6635 n/a 181
6,737 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-San Antonio San Antonio TX 31.8506 91% 169
7,181 miles from location CET-El Paso El Paso TX 31.665 n/a 138
6,555 miles from location Professional Careers Institute Houston TX 16.8171 n/a 98
6,622 miles from location PCCenter Desoto TX n/a n/a 43
 

Curious what studying Medical Billing gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Billing and Posting Clerks + 41,680 $31,560 12.3%
2
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 14,710 $34,420 67.9%
 

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