Health Information Schools In Georgia

Georgia has 14 accredited health information schools where health information faculty who teach health information classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in health information in the state of Georgia, which encompasses health information training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Darton College

    2400 Gillionville Rd, Albany, Georgia 31707-3098

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  2. Atlanta Technical College

    1560 Metropolitan Pky SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30310-4446

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  3. Brown College of Court Reporting

    1900 Emery St Suite 200, Atlanta, Georgia 30318

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  4. Columbus Technical College

    928 Manchester Expy, Columbus, Georgia 31904-6572

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  5. Georgia Northwestern Technical College

    One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, Georgia 30161

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  6. DeVry University-Georgia

    1 West Court Square, Decatur, Georgia 30030-2556

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  7. Southern Crescent Technical College

    501 Varsity Rd, Griffin, Georgia 30223-2042

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  8. Macon State College

    100 College Station Dr, Macon, Georgia 31206-5145

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  9. Ogeechee Technical College

    One Joe Kennedy Blvd, Statesboro, Georgia 30458

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  10. University of Phoenix-Atlanta Campus

    8200 Roberts Dr, Sandy Springs, Georgia 30350-4147

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  11. University of Phoenix-Columbus Georgia Campus

    4747 Hamilton Rd Ste E, Columbus, Georgia 31904-6359

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  12. University of Phoenix-Savannah Campus

    8001 Chatham Center Dr Ste 200, Savannah, Georgia 31405-7400

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  13. University of Phoenix-Augusta Campus

    3152 Perimeter Pkwy, Augusta, Georgia 30909-4583

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  14. Miller-Motte Technical College in Columbus

    1800 Box Rd, Columbus, Georgia 31907

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Health Information Employment

Georgia 4,640
National 176,090

Of all of the health information professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Georgia.

Employment Growth for Health information professionals In Georgia

4,320 4,420 4,240 4,330 4,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Health Information is a growing field in Georgia. There were 320 more health information professionals working in Georgia in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Georgia, this field has grown by 7% in four years. This is slower than the trend for health information professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of health information professionals has grown by 7% between 2006 and 2010.

Health Information VS. All Professions salaries in Georgia

$27,840 $28,630 $29,350 $29,790 $32,250
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Information
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of health information professionals is growing, the salaries paid to health information professionals are increasing in Georgia. In 2006 health information professionals made a mean salary of $27,840 per year, and in 2010 they made $32,250 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in Georgia

10th percentile
$20,250
25th percentile
$24,260
50th percentile
$29,600
75th percentile
$38,280
90th percentile
$49,360

Thus, there was a 14% growth in health information professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Georgia, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of health information. The pay differential between the highest paid health information professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 144%

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in Georgia

Health Information
$32,250
Health Information Management
$58,910
Health Science
$71,294
Information Systems
$97,185
Information Technology
$80,972
Medical Coding
$32,250

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
9
bachelor
4
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total17

The number of students graduating from the 14 accredited health information schools in Georgia is increasing. In 2006, 71 students graduated from health information courses in Georgia. And in 2010, 95 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of health information school degree or certificate graduates in Georgia by 34%. A majority of these graduates, or 53%, graduated with a associate's degree in health information.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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