In Louisiana an estimated 19 students graduate from medical billing schools every year. Louisiana has 1 medical billing schools to choose from, if you are interested in studying medical billing. Yearly tuition at medical billing schools in Louisiana for a certificate in medical billing is $14,000 per year.
The largest medical billing school in Louisiana, by student population is Ayers Career College. It is located in Shreveport. In 2009, a reported 19 students graduated with a medical billing certificate from Ayers Career College. This was 100% of the total medical billing graduates in Louisiana for that year. In 2009, tuition at Ayers Career College, was approximately $14,000 per year.
A majority of those with an education in medical billing pursue a career as a medical biller. If after graduation, you are planning on sticking around the state, you should keep in mind that the job outlook for medical billing graduates in Louisiana is not very good. Approximately 6,140 medical billers are currently working in Louisiana. The government expects, by 2018, for this number to increase by 1%, or to 6,230 medical billers.
In Louisiana, as a medical biller, you can expect to earn a salary of anywhere from less than $20,008 per year to more than $38,388 per year. In Louisiana, medical billers make an average of $27,118 per year.