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Medical Billing in Illinois

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Schools Offering Medical Billing Programs in Illinois

Each year, approximately 0.1% of Illinois graduates receive certificates in medical billing. In other words, every year an estimated 429 medical billers graduate from Illinois' 12 medical billing schools.

Top Schools

CET-Chicago, which is located in Chicago, is the top-ranked school in Illinois that has a medical billing program. It received a ranking of 68th in the country in 2010. In 2010, CET-Chicago graduated 71 students from its medical billing program.

Everest College-Chicago, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Illinois that has a medical billing program. It is located in Chicago. 112 students graduated with certificate in medical billing from Everest College-Chicago in 2010.

Coyne College, which is located in Chicago, is the third-ranked school in Illinois that has a medical billing program. It received a ranking of 79th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Coyne College graduated 39 students from its medical billing programs. Students at Coyne College paid $0 per year in tuition fees.


If you are hoping to attend one of Illinois' medical billing schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $4,468 per year, though tuition can range from $16,321 per year to $2,610 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Illinois medical billing schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Sanford-Brown College - located in Collinsville, students are charged $16,321 per year
  2. East-West University - located in Chicago, students are charged $15,750 per year
  3. Moraine Valley Community College - located in Palos Hills, students are charged $3,006 per year

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

  1. Shawnee Community College - located in Ullin, students are charged $2,610 per year
  2. Oakton Community College - located in Des Plaines, students are charged $2,750 per year
  3. Black Hawk College - located in Moline, students are charged $2,835 per year

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

The highest percentage of medical billing graduates in Illinois pursue careers as a medical biller. 18,470 medical billers were working in Illinois in 2010. The Illinois counties with the largest populations of medical billers are:

  1. Cook County - 12,450 medical billers
  2. Lake County - 960 medical billers
  3. Adams County - 700 medical billers

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of medical billers in the state of Illinois will grow to 24,130. This would require a 10% growth in the profession.


A medical biller in Illinois makes an average of $33,140 per year. In 2010, however, some Illinois medical billers earned as little as less than $17,770 per year or as much as more than $49,960 per year. The following counties in Illinois have the highest average salaries for medical billers:

  1. Lake County - $35,330 per year
  2. Macon County - $35,180 per year
  3. Cook County - $34,570 per year

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

  1. Vermilion County - $24,730 per year
  2. Edwards County - $25,070 per year
  3. Clark County - $26,090 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in medical billing in Illinois 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.

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  • Certificate in Medical Billing in Illinois

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Billing and Posting Clerks 18,470 $33,140 -3.7%
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 7,090 $34,690 -19.2%

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