With an overall population of 176,576 and a student population of 16,302, approximately 380 of Laredo students attend one of Laredo's schools that offer medical billing programs.
Laredo's largest medical billing school is Kaplan College-Laredo. In 2010, Kaplan College-Laredo graduated approximately 19 students from its medical billing program.
A reported 19 students graduated with credentials in medical billing in Laredo in 2010.
Many medical billing graduates choose to work as medical billers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Laredo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 103 medical billers in Texas were working in the greater Laredo area. The number of medical billers in Laredo is expected to increase by 19% 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 Laredo is $24,390 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for medical billers.