With an overall population of 23,551 and a student population of 5,753, approximately 523 of Florence students attend one of Florence's schools that offer medical billing programs.
The largest medical billing school in Florence, by student population, is Southwestern College. Approximately 42 students graduated in 2010 from Southwestern College with credentials in medical billing.
A total of 42 students graduated with credentials in medical billing from medical billing schools in Florence in 2010. If you decide to attend a medical billing school in Florence, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $10,500.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for medical billing related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in medical billing, if you decide to work as a medical biller in Florence, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 9,880 medical billers in Kentucky. Of these medical billers, 4,220 were working in the greater Florence area. By the year 2018, the number of medical billers is expected to increase by 14% in Florence. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical billers.
As a medical biller in Florence, you can expect to make an average salary of $32,760 per year. This is higher than the average salary for medical billers in the state.