New Kensington has a total population of 14,701 and a student population of 1,245. Of these students, 110 are enrolled in schools that offer medical billing programs.
Of the 1 medical billing schools in New Kensington, the largest medical billing school, by student population, is Career Training Academy and is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges. In 2010, Career Training Academy graduated approximately 4 students from its medical billing program.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in medical billing in New Kensington in 2010.
Many medical billing graduates choose to work as medical billers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in New Kensington, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 23,800 medical billers in Pennsylvania. Of these medical billers, 5,510 were working in the greater New Kensington area. By the year 2018, the number of medical billers is expected to decrease by -5% in New Kensington. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical billers.
As a medical biller in New Kensington, you can expect to make an average salary of $29,760 per year. This is higher than the average salary for medical billers in the state.