Medical Billing in Virginia

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Schools Offering Medical Billing Programs in Virginia


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Virginia students graduate with certificates in medical billing. In other words, every year an estimated 43 medical billers graduate from Virginia's 5 medical billing schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Virginia with a medical billing program is CET-Alexandria, which is located in Alexandria. In 2010, it was ranked 73rd nationwide. In 2010, 14 students graduated from CET-Alexandria's medical billing program.

ACT College, which is located in Arlington, is the second-ranked school in Virginia that has a medical billing program. It received a ranking of 73rd in the country in 2010.

The third-ranked school in Virginia that has a medical billing program is National College-Salem. National College-Salem, which was ranked 78th in the country in 2010, is located in Salem. Tuition at National College-Salem was $10,489 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Virginia medical billing school, average tuition will be $7,523 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $10,489 per year to $27,127 per year. In 2010, the medical billing schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Virginia were:

  1. Centura College - located in Richmond, students are charged $27,127 per year
  2. National College-Salem - located in Salem, students are charged $10,489 per year

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

  1. National College-Salem - located in Salem, students are charged $10,489 per year
  2. Centura College - located in Richmond, students are charged $27,127 per year

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

Most people who graduate from medical billing school in Virginia go on to work as a medical biller. If you decide to work as a medical biller in Virginia, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 11,700 Virginia medical billers as of 2010. The Virginia counties with the largest populations of medical billers are:

  1. Chesapeake County - 2,370 medical billers
  2. Caroline County - 2,200 medical billers
  3. Botetourt County - 690 medical billers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of medical billers in Virginia will grow by 17%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 15,440 medical billers working in Virginia.

Salary

A medical biller in Virginia makes an average of $34,500 per year. However, Virginia medical billers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $18,640 per year to more than $47,290 per year in 2010. On average a medical biller earns the most in the following Virginia counties:

  1. Caroline County - $35,430 per year
  2. Alleghany County - $32,660 per year
  3. Albemarle County - $32,370 per year

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

  1. Buchanan County - $27,040 per year
  2. Danville County - $27,360 per year
  3. Brunswick County - $28,120 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Virginia 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 Virginia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,677 miles from location National College-Salem Salem VA 21.647 n/a 6,691
5,530 miles from location Sanz School Falls Church VA 19.5071 n/a 1,658
5,531 miles from location ACT College Arlington VA 27.3303 n/a 501
5,543 miles from location Centura College Richmond VA 16.4443 n/a 290
5,535 miles from location CET-Alexandria Alexandria VA 27.3768 n/a 174
 

Curious what studying Medical Billing gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Billing and Posting Clerks + 11,700 $34,500 -8.5%
2
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 3,740 $35,200 11.3%
 

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