Health Information Schools In Alabama

In Alabama, there are 6 accredited schools where health information classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of health information and health information training in Alabama, which includes health information training at the following levels:

  • Health Information Certificate
  • Associates degree in Health Information
  • Bachelors degree in Health Information


Schools

  1. Enterprise State Community College

    600 Plaza Drive, Enterprise, Alabama 36330-1300

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  2. George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville

    801 Main St NW, Hanceville, Alabama 35077-2000

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  3. Bishop State Community College

    351 North Broad Street, Mobile, Alabama 36603-5898

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  4. Southern Union State Community College

    750 Roberts St, Wadley, Alabama 36276

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  5. University of Phoenix-Birmingham Campus

    100 Corporate Dr Ste 150, Birmingham, Alabama 35242-2982

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  6. Tri-State Institute

    100 London Pkwy Ste 150, Birmingham, Alabama 35211

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Health Information Employment

Alabama 2,820
National 176,090

Approximately 2% of the country's health information professionals work in Alabama state.

Employment Growth for Health information professionals In Alabama

3,040 3,070 2,910 2,710 2,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Health Information is a shrinking field in Alabama. 220 less health information professionals were working in Alabama in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of health information has shrunk by 7% in Alabama. This decline is slower than the national trend for health information professionals which shows a 7% increase in the number of health information professionals working around the nation.

Health Information VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$24,540 $25,720 $27,550 $28,800 $29,210
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Information
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Alabama, as the number of health information professionals is declining, the salaries earned by health information professionals are increasing. Health information professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $24,540 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $29,210 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in Alabama

10th percentile
$18,600
25th percentile
$21,610
50th percentile
$26,600
75th percentile
$34,140
90th percentile
$45,590

This represents a growth in salaries of 16%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 145% pay differential between the highest paid health information professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of health information in Alabama.

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in Alabama

Health Information
$29,210
Health Information Management
$59,315
Health Science
$65,871
Information Systems
$91,405
Information Technology
$73,303
Medical Coding
$29,210

Health information professionals in Alabama earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Health Information programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama

associate
4
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total8

As the number of health information professionals is decreasing in Alabama state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited health information schools in Alabama state is increasing. In Alabama, there were 27 graduates in 2006. And there were 51 graduates from health information courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of health information school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama by 89%. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a associate's degree in health information.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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