Jonesboro has a total population of 3,829 and a student population of 1,243. Of these students, 1,243 are enrolled in schools that offer medical billing programs.
Of the 1 medical billing schools in Jonesboro, the largest medical billing school, by student population, is Everest Institute-Jonesboro. In 2010, approximately 128 students graduated from the Medical Billing program at Everest Institute-Jonesboro.
In 2010, 128 students graduated with a medical billing certificate in Jonesboro.
Many medical billing graduates choose to work as medical billers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jonesboro, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 16,590 medical billers in Georgia. Of these medical billers, 8,400 were working in the greater Jonesboro area. The government projects that the number of medical billers in Jonesboro will 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 Jonesboro is $33,990 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for medical billers.