Decatur has a total population of 18,147 and a student population of 27,990. Of these students, 506 are enrolled in schools that offer medical billing programs.
Decatur's largest medical billing school is Laurus Technical Institute. In 2010, Laurus Technical Institute graduated approximately 56 students with credentials in medical billing.
A total of 56 students graduated with credentials in medical billing from medical billing schools in Decatur in 2010.
After graduating with your credentials in medical billing, if you decide to work as a medical biller in Decatur, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 16,590 medical billers in Georgia, 8,400 were working in the greater Decatur area. Decatur's medical biller workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for medical billers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical biller in Decatur is $33,990 per year, which is higher than the average for medical billers state-wide.