Health Information Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

In Chicago, there are 3 health information schools where health information faculty can find employment. The trends in Chicago's health information academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes health information training at the following levels:

  • Health Information Certificate
  • Associates degree in Health Information


Statistics

Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Health Information Employment

Chicago 4,720
Illinois 7,090

Exactly 4,720 of Illinois' 7,090 health information professionals work in Chicago. The number of health information professionals in Chicago has shrunk by 19% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Chicago has increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Health Information employment growth

8,700 8,090 7,280 6,880 7,090
5,810 5,370 4,810 4,460 4,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Health Information VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$29,490 $31,470 $34,870 $35,570 $36,220
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Information in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

As the number of health information professionals in Chicago has shrunk, salaries for health information professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $36,220 per year was earned by health information professionals in Chicago. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for health information professionals in Chicago was $29,490 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Chicago.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in Chicago

10th percentile
$24,070
25th percentile
$27,360
50th percentile
$33,300
75th percentile
$42,550
90th percentile
$54,920

Health information professionals make a median salary of $33,300 per year in Chicago. The 10% of health information professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,070 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 128% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in Chicago

Medical Coding
$36,220
Health Information
$36,220
Health Science
$67,979
Health Information Management
$70,195
Information Technology
$103,990
Information Systems
$116,710

On average health information professional salaries in Chicago are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Health Information schools in Chicago

3

There are 3 accredited health information schools in the city. Many of Chicago's health information professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Health Information Programs Offered In Chicago

associate
3
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in health information offered by Chicago's health information schools.

Student Completed Health Information Degrees In Chicago

associate
242
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
8
Total250

Approximately 250 students completed health information courses in 2010.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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