Health Information Schools In Kentucky

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

  • Health Information Certificate
  • Associates degree in Health Information


Schools

  1. Daymar College-Paducah Main

    509 South 30th Street, Paducah, Kentucky 42001-8252

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  2. Jefferson Community and Technical College

    109 E Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky 40202-2005

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  3. National College-Lexington

    2376 Sir Barton Way, Lexington, Kentucky 40509

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  4. Spencerian College

    4627 Dixie Hwy, Louisville, Kentucky 40216

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  5. Western Kentucky University

    1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101-1000

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  6. ATA College

    10180 Linn Station Rd Ste A200, Louisville, Kentucky 40223

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Health Information Employment

Kentucky 2,720
National 176,090

Of all of the health information professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Kentucky state.

Employment Growth for Health information professionals In Kentucky

2,630 2,690 2,930 2,950 2,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Health Information is a growing field in Kentucky. There were 90 more health information professionals working in Kentucky in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 3% growth in the field. 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 Kentucky

$29,040 $30,190 $30,610 $31,440 $31,740
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
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 Kentucky. The mean salary for health information professionals in 2006 was $29,040 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $31,740 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in Kentucky

10th percentile
$19,820
25th percentile
$23,460
50th percentile
$28,850
75th percentile
$38,290
90th percentile
$48,740

This represents a 9% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 146% 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 Kentucky.

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in Kentucky

Health Information
$31,740
Health Information Management
$56,600
Health Science
$64,936
Information Systems
$82,440
Information Technology
$65,223
Medical Coding
$31,740

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
6
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total8

As the number of health information professionals is increasing in Kentucky state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited health information schools in Kentucky state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 138 health information graduates from health information courses in Kentucky and in 2010 there were 94 graduates.

Thus there was a 32% percent decrease in the number of health information school degree or certificate graduates in Kentucky. 75% of these graduates received an associate's degree in health information.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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