San Luis Obispo has a general population of 44,174 and an overall student population of 31,858. Approximately 223 of San Luis Obispo's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical billing programs.
The largest medical billing school in San Luis Obispo, by student population, is Laurus College. Approximately 70 students graduated in 2010 from Laurus College with credentials in medical billing.
In 2010, 70 students graduated with a medical billing certificate from one of San Luis Obispo's medical billing schools.
After graduating with your credentials in medical billing, if you decide to work as a medical biller in San Luis Obispo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 61,700 medical billers in California. Of these medical billers, 360 were working in the greater San Luis Obispo area. By the year 2018, the number of medical billers is expected to increase by 14% in San Luis Obispo. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical billers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical biller in San Luis Obispo is $34,250 per year, which is higher than the average for medical billers state-wide.