Health Information Management Schools In Washington State

In Washington State, there are 2 accredited schools where health information management classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in health information management in the state of Washington State, which encompasses health information management training at the following levels:

  • Health Information Management Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Health Information Management


Schools

  1. University of Washington-Seattle Campus

    1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, Washington 98195-4550

    42 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Carrington College-Spokane

    10102 E. Knox, Suite 200, Spokane, Washington 99206-4187

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Health Information Management Employment

Washington State 10,690
National 459,080

Of all of the health information management professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Washington State.

Employment Growth for Health information management professionals In Washington State

7,260 7,090 7,610 8,460 10,690
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington State, health information management is a growing field. In Washington State, 3,430 more health information management professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of health information management has grown by 47% in Washington State. This growth is faster than the national trend for health information management professionals which shows a 15% increase in the number of health information management professionals working around the nation.

Health Information Management VS. All Professions salaries in Washington State

$70,235 $73,055 $72,760 $73,100 $73,650
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Information Management
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of health information management professionals is growing, the salaries paid to health information management professionals are increasing in Washington State. The mean salary for health information management professionals in 2006 was $70,235 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $73,650 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health information management professionals in Washington State

10th percentile
$45,440
25th percentile
$55,220
50th percentile
$68,105
75th percentile
$84,215
90th percentile
$111,090

This represents a 5% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of health information management, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid health information management professionals earning 144% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Washington State state.

Average Salaries for Health information management professionals and related professions in Washington State

Health Information
$37,630
Health Information Management
$73,650
Health Science
$75,206
Healthcare Administration
$109,670
Healthcare Management
$109,670
Information Systems
$106,700
Information Technology
$85,348
Medical Coding
$37,630

In Washington State, health information management professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Health Information Management programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington State

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total2

The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited health information management schools in Washington State is increasing. In 2006 there were 92 health information management graduates from health information management courses in Washington State and in 2010 there were 97 graduates.

This represents a 5% increase in the number of health information management degree or certificate school graduates in Washington State state. 50% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in health information management.

Health Information Management Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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