Corpus Christi has a general population of 277,454 and an overall student population of 23,404. Approximately 230 of Corpus Christi's students are enrolled in schools that offer medical billing programs.
The largest medical billing school in Corpus Christi, by student population, is Southern Careers Institute Inc-Corpus Christi. Approximately 27 students graduated in 2010 from Southern Careers Institute Inc-Corpus Christi with credentials in medical billing.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a medical billing certificate from one of Corpus Christi's medical billing schools.
After graduating with your credentials in medical billing, if you decide to work as a medical biller in Corpus Christi, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 71 medical billers in Texas were working in the greater Corpus Christi area. The government projects that the number of medical billers in Corpus Christi will increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for medical billers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical biller in Corpus Christi is $28,360 per year, which is higher than the average for medical billers state-wide.