Portage has a total population of 44,897 and a student population of 57. Of these students, 40 are enrolled in schools that offer medical billing programs.
Of the 1 medical billing schools in Portage, the largest medical billing school, by student population, is Ross Medical Education Center-Portage. In 2010, approximately 20 students graduated from the Medical Billing program at Ross Medical Education Center-Portage.
A reported 20 students graduated with credentials in medical billing in Portage in 2010.
If you decide to work as a medical biller in Portage, your job prospects are not very good. There were 18,100 medical billers working in Michigan and 310 working in the greater Portage area in 2010. The number of medical billers in Portage is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical billers.
As a medical biller in Portage, you can expect to make an average salary of $28,520 per year. This is lower than the average salary for medical billers in the state.