Health Information Schools In Illinois

In Illinois, there are 21 accredited schools where health information classes faculty 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 Illinois, which encompasses health information training at the following levels:

  • Health Information Certificate
  • Associates degree in Health Information


Schools

  1. Southwestern Illinois College

    2500 Carlyle Ave, Belleville, Illinois 62221-5899

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  2. Black Hawk College

    6600-34th Avenue, Moline, Illinois 61265-5899

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  3. Danville Area Community College

    2000 E Main St, Danville, Illinois 61832-5118

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  4. DeVry University-Illinois

    3300 N Campbell Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60618-5994

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  5. College of DuPage

    425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137-6599

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  6. Governors State University

    1 University Pky, University Park, Illinois 60484

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  7. Highland Community College in Freeport

    2998 W Pearl City Rd, Freeport, Illinois 61032-9341

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  8. Joliet Junior College

    1215 Houbolt Rd, Joliet, Illinois 60431-8938

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  9. College of Lake County

    19351 W Washington St., Grayslake, Illinois 60030-1198

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  10. Moraine Valley Community College

    9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, Illinois 60465-0937

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  11. Morton College

    3801 S Central Ave, Cicero, Illinois 60804-4398

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  12. Northwestern College in Chicago

    4829 North Lipps Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60630

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  13. Oakton Community College

    1600 E Golf Rd., Des Plaines, Illinois 60016-1268

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  14. Rend Lake College

    468 N Ken Gray Pky, Ina, Illinois 62846

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  15. Taylor Business Institute

    318 West Adams Street, Suite 500, Chicago, Illinois 60606

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  16. Triton College

    2000 5th Ave, River Grove, Illinois 60171-1995

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  17. Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus

    7725 South Harlem Avenue, Bridgeview, Illinois 60455

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  18. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Lincoln Trail College

    11220 State Hwy 1, Robinson, Illinois 62454

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  19. Rasmussen College-Illinois

    6000 East State Street, Fourth Floor, Rockford, Illinois 61108-2513

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  20. Sanford-Brown College in Hillside

    4600 Roosevelt Rd, Hillside, Illinois 60162

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Health Information Employment

Illinois 7,090
National 176,090

Of all of the health information professionals in the country, nearly 4% are in the state of Illinois.

Employment Growth for Health information professionals In Illinois

8,700 8,090 7,280 6,880 7,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Health Information is a shrinking field in Illinois. 1,610 less health information professionals were working in Illinois in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 19% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the change in the number of health information professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of health information professionals has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010.

Health Information VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$28,370 $30,160 $33,220 $33,960 $34,690
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Information
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to health information professionals are growing in Illinois. The mean salary for health information professionals in 2006 was $28,370 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $34,690 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$22,070
25th percentile
$26,160
50th percentile
$31,680
75th percentile
$40,890
90th percentile
$52,800

This represents a 18% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 139% 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 Illinois.

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in Illinois

Health Information
$34,690
Health Information Management
$64,725
Health Science
$64,610
Information Systems
$94,685
Information Technology
$80,728
Medical Coding
$34,690

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
16
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
8
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As the number of health information professionals is decreasing in Illinois state, the number of students graduating from the 21 accredited health information schools in Illinois state is increasing. In Illinois, there were 334 graduates in 2006. And there were 437 graduates from health information courses in 2010.

This represents a 31% increase in the number of health information degree or certificate school graduates in Illinois state. 67% of these graduates received an associate's degree in health information.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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