Austin has a total population of 656,562 and a student population of 105,227. Of these students, 226 are enrolled in schools that offer medical billing programs.
The largest medical billing school in Austin, by student population, is Southern Careers Institute Inc-Austin. In 2010, Southern Careers Institute Inc-Austin graduated approximately 13 students with credentials in medical billing.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in medical billing from medical billing schools in Austin in 2010.
Many medical billing graduates choose to work as medical billers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Austin, your job prospects are good. There were 41,020 medical billers working in Texas and 2,020 working in the greater Austin area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of medical billers is expected to increase by 19% in Austin. 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 Austin is $33,380 per year, which is higher than the average for medical billers state-wide.