Lexington has a total population of 260,512 and a student population of 45,371. Of these students, 3,702 are enrolled in schools that offer medical billing programs.
The largest medical billing school in Lexington, by student population, is National College-Lexington. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Medical Billing program at National College-Lexington.
In 2009 tuition at medical billing schools in Lexington was $8,149 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,980 for medical billing related books and supplies each year.
Many medical billing graduates choose to work as medical billers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lexington, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 9,880 medical billers in Kentucky, 1,360 were working in the greater Lexington area. The number of medical billers in Lexington is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical billers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical biller in Lexington is $31,890 per year, which is higher than the average for medical billers state-wide.