Health Information Schools In Kansas

Health Information classes faculty can choose to work at one of 5 accredited health information schools in Kansas. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of health information and health information training in Kansas, which includes health information training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Hutchinson Community College

    1300 N Plum St, Hutchinson, Kansas 67501

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  2. University of Saint Mary

    4100 S 4th St Trafficway, Leavenworth, Kansas 66048-5082

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  3. Washburn University

    1700 SW College Avenue, Topeka, Kansas 66621-0001

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  4. National American University-Overland Park

    10310 Mastin, Overland Park, Kansas 66212-5451

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  5. National American University-Wichita

    7309 E 21st St. N. Suite G40, Wichita, Kansas 67206

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Health Information Employment

Kansas 2,370
National 176,090

Of all of the health information professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Kansas state.

Employment Growth for Health information professionals In Kansas

2,330 2,210 2,150 2,300 2,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kansas, health information is a growing field. There were 40 more health information professionals working in Kansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of health information has grown by 2% in Kansas. This growth 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 Kansas

$26,280 $27,940 $29,500 $31,350 $31,790
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Information
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to health information professionals are growing in Kansas. In 2006 health information professionals made a mean salary of $26,280 per year, and in 2010 they made $31,790 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in Kansas

10th percentile
$20,280
25th percentile
$23,740
50th percentile
$29,190
75th percentile
$38,200
90th percentile
$47,190

Thus, health information professionals' salaries grew by 17% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 133% 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 Kansas.

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in Kansas

Health Information
$31,790
Health Information Management
$56,720
Health Science
$61,153
Information Systems
$84,550
Information Technology
$70,568
Medical Coding
$31,790

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
4
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total6

As the number of health information professionals is increasing in Kansas state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited health information schools in Kansas state is also increasing. In Kansas, there were 50 graduates in 2006. And there were 53 graduates from health information courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of health information school degree or certificate graduates in Kansas by 6%. Most of these graduates, or 67%, earned a associate's degree in health information.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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